İdil Sanat ve Dil Dergisi
Cilt 2, Sayı 6  Kış / 2013  (ISSN: 2146-9903, E-ISSN: 2147-3056)
İsmail ABALI

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In this study, a belief and its practice which has a similar name with totem belongs to old religions and appeared in the new generations at last times, will be analysed. This belief and its practice, named totem and making totem, will be engaged its feature about has a similar name with term the totem at literature and also will be argued that there is any affair between them.
Also, the informations and narratives from students who are studying at Karadeniz Technical University, will featured and after that, the totems will classified with its some features. The new case after the categorization and the similitudes and differences belong these separations will expressed.
The totem that will analysed the relation between totem and other believeing terms same as magic, folk believes and talisman about their some features, will argued the similitudes and differences between them. Also the totem that will estimated in which case it will occured after certain phases, also the science department containing it, some features and certain reasons will ascertained about this.
Key Words: Totem, Making totem, Magic, Old believes, Talisman, Folk believes