segunda-feira, 4 de agosto de 2008

A PIECE OF HISTORY OF SUBÚRBIO FERROVIÁRIO DE SALVADOR



S. BARTOLOMEU PARK
The S. Bartolomeu Park, is placed in the Railroad Suburb, enters the Cove of the Kids and the quarter of Pirajá. It is considered the only reserve of Atlantic Bush in urban area of Brazil. Important space of ambient preservation, the park keeps the symbologies of the African ancestral religion in its trees, waters and bushes. The adepts of the Candomblé use the place to carry through offerings to the caboclos and orixás, and have about 15 years existed pilgrimages that congregated the people of saint to carry through rituals in waters of the park. In the Park, she is situated Mata of the Urubu, where if they had installed the first indians tupinambás and later hundreds of quilombolas. The Park of Is Bartolomeu also was local of the decisive Battle of Pirajá, where if it defined the independence of the Bahia. The park was created by ambient, historical, cultural, educative, religious and tourist Municipal Decree 5363 of April of 1978, what it guaranteed the official recognition of the scientific values, of that territory. However, very still it needs to be made to guarantee its preservation. With the change of urbanística configuration of the minority, the region was abandoned, being remembered only as a tourist space destitute of its basic cultural meanings. The region, sacred land of the practitioners of candomblé and reserve of great natural diversity, are today deliver to the unreliability, degradation caused for the population and lack of maintenance.
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BASIN OF COPPER
The basin is a constructed artificial dam inside of the Metropolitan Park of Is Bartolomeu and guarantees good part of the water supply of the region of the suburb.

Curiosities - THE INDIANS AND THE S. BARTOLOMEU PARK
Before the arrival of the Portuguese, and of the Africans they were even the indians Tupinambá, one of the pertaining tribes to the group tupi-guarani, that they inhabited the region of the park. The Tupi-Guaranis had all populated the country in century 16 and had an average population of a million of inhabitants. They had been installed here after to pass for the coastal region, come of where it would come to be the Portuguese colony. They believed that the end of the world would be next and migraram in direction to the coast finding the Portuguese who had finished to come alongside in Brazilian land. - THE QUILOMBOS OF S. BARTOLOMEU The bushes of S. Bartolomeu had sheltered candomblés, that they exist until today, the aboriginals and the legendary Quilombo of the Urubus and its manifestations, where indians and blacks if took refuge against persecutions of merchants of slaves. In these bushes they had been congregated rebellious that they had organized diverse libertarian revolts in century XVII. The existence of quilombos, where the culture of African, the religious one origin, was practiced freely, due to the characteristics special of the nature in that region, had taken the black communities to the bushes of Is current Bartolomeu-Pirajá- Metropolitan Park of Pirajá of which the Park S. Bartolomeu is integrant part as a sanctuary of candomblé. For the religion afro-Brazilian, the nature is sacred, the deities is represented by natural accidents and lives in waterfalls, trees, rivers, manguezais, rocks, fire, sea and wind. Until the end of years 60 the ritualístics parties of places of fetichism of some regions of the country happened with regularity. It had time where a son did not initiate itself - of - saint in the Bahia without before it passed for the Park to bathe itself and to clean itself, to leave offerings in the bush and to make to beat the drum the to celebrate the forces of the nature. Still today, the park is very looked by candomblé for the collection of plants of liturgical and medicinal use.

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