Panama

 

A young Embera girl is ready for her role in the traditional dances.  At this stage she knows very little and will learn as she goes. Her dress and accessories however are very complete. In addition to a skirt made of bright fabric, she wears bead necklaces and hibiscus flowers in her hair. 

Embera Drua, Chagres River, Panama

 

Jean-Philippe Soule 2001