HOME    About this site    mypage    Japanese    library    university    Feedback

University of the Ryukyus Repository >
Educational research facilities >
International Institute for Okinawan Studies at the University of the Ryukyus >
Immigration Studies >
No.6 (2010/3) >

 
Title :サンパウロ市における沖縄県系人の四十九日のミサ
Title alternative :A Mass of Shijyukunichi of an Okinawan in São Paulo
Authors :浜崎, 盛康
Authors alternative :Hamasaki, Moriyasu
Issue Date :Mar-2010
Abstract :In Brazil, there are many Uchinanchu, having built communities of Uchinanchu. We conducted research on Okinawan folk religion in São Paulo in November 2009. We attended to and researched on a mass of shijyukunichi of a Uchinanchu. This paper aims to examine, based on our research, how Okinawan folk religion is succeeded in a mass of shijyukunichi. We can recognize many similarities between the way Okinawan in Okinawa reads a mass of shijyukunichi and the way Okinawan in Brazil does. These are the similarities: the importance of Totome, Shiruife, 49 rice cakes which represent the bones of a man, a san which is a talisman against an evil spirit, and mabuiwakashi which is a very important ritual in a mass of shijyukunichi, separating a spirit of the dead from the living and sending it to the next world. And Uta, the Okinawan shaman, reads a mass of shijyukunichi, in kinawa and In Brazil too- interestingly enough, there also are Utas in Brazil. In communities of Uchinanchu in Brazil, many Uchinanchu have deep concern for Okinawan traditional folk religion and believe in it in daily life.
Type Local :紀要論文
ISSN :1881-0829
Publisher :琉球大学国際沖縄研究所移民研究部門
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/16707
Citation :移民研究 = Immigration Studies no.6 p.71 -82
Appears in Collections:No.6 (2010/3)

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
No6p071.pdf849KbAdobe PDFView/Open