Guarani vegetable language

Text by Izaque João
Palavras mordidas, drawings of conversations with saúva ants by Ana Flávia Marú

For us, Kaiowá, plants are not merely resources. Each has its own function in the terrestrial world, which goes beyond its usefulness to humans. In addition to being part of terrestrial life, they bring us knowledge and collaborate in balancing the socio-cosmological space. If the idea of domestication in non-Indigenous societies is linked to progress, evolution, control, and subjugation, in Kaiowá thinking we understand that it is urgent to eradicate the idea of the submission of plants.


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