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Yara Santos Oliveira
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Olá, sejam bem-vindos!

It means Hello and welcome in my native language. I call myself Yara and I live in the largest Brazilian city, São Paulo, also known as Sampa and Land of Drizzle.

I was named after a Brazilian native entity from ancient Tupi and Guarani mithology, called Iara (also spelled Uiara or Yara), a being half-woman half-fish, an Indian warrior woman who after being persecuted by her own brothers, plunged into the encounter of waters of the Rio Negro and Solimões. The fishes of the river brought her to the surface on full moon night and transformed Iara into a beautiful mermaid with long hair and green eyes.

The word derives from Old Tupi yîara = y + îara (water + lord | lady) = mistress, lady of rivers (Queen of Waters).

I'm a self-taught artist, what means that I learned to draw and paint :by myself. I started to draw at five years old and since then I never stopped.

My favorite subject is History, especially Brazilian and Indigenous History.
I also love to learn about other cultures, other chants, other miths, from the most varied places of world.

That's it folks. Keep watching to know me better ;)

Xipat Oboré! (Good things for you!)




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Pevansy Mar 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Many thanks for the fave:)
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EmpressofAndes Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
;)
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EmpressofAndes Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WAAAAAN, Kabanito, que lindooooo :heart::heart::heart:
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Kamazotz Mar 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
Have you heard of the ritual fight Huka-huka that the Xingu do during the Quarup? I was thinking of doing a short comic on female-fighter in one of those fights. I'm just going to do some heavy research first. :)
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EmpressofAndes Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh yeah, I know about this ritual. Is very interesting, thought a bit funny :XD: I think is a great, amazing idea! Did you ever tried to look for this in portuguese? Perhaps you have better research results :)

Check this videos: www.youtube.com/watch?v=gACED2… ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_NGVE… (women) www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCgO2R… ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=gahPr4… (men). I hope be useful! :D
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:iconthemothercountry:
Thank you very much for the llama ^^
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:iconprincessanastasia434:
hi want to be friends i love the romanovs long live the russian empire
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EmpressofAndes Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure! Welcome, and thanks for the watch :heart:
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:iconprincessanastasia434:
your welcome how are you
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