Panama

 

The youngest dancer in town is decorated, dressed and ready. When she realized that there was an opportunity to perform in front of the camera she begged to have her full body painted. Her mother patiently explained that the jagua dye would last for two weeks. The girl just accepted the explanation with a smile and asked again. 

Embera Puru, Darien, Panama.

 

Jean-Philippe Soule 2001