Country: Panama   /   Village: Embera Drua
Ethnic Group: Embera & Wounan   /   Feature: Portraits


Before participating in a dance performance this woman wanted to pose for the camera.  She has decorated her full-body with jagua dye and the traditional wrap-skirt and bead necklaces. However, in a concession to modern conveniences, she has painted her lips with lipstick instead of using the juice from the achiote seeds. 

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