Puerto Lara, Darien Rainforest, Panama.
Body art is one of the most important and enduring traditions in Embera and Wounan culture. intricate lines are painted on a young Embera girl with indelible black dye made from the jagua
Here a young woman paints her younger sister who has just returned home
from school. Villagers alternate between traditional dress and western
clothes yet there is little modesty. Most women in the community are