For the Tikuna people (Maguta), the territory means the space where mothers and owners of what exists live. The owners of the plants (Makutuku), animals (Dayai), fishes (Yewae) and all lives in the world above, i.e. the wind and the birds (Oma). Everything is subordinated to an order established by the shamans (Auneku) and the grandparents of each of the clans.
Tobacco weaves threads represented on roads that pass through the jungle. These threads connect all worlds and it enables people to communicate with their ancestors (Yunatugu).
The territory means that place of creation and the living memory of their ancestors.