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


Some women use makeup in place of the traditional achiote to make detailed designs on their faces. This woman's husband lives and works away in the city. He comes home to the little village high on the Chagres River once or twice per month with little gifts of lipstick or nail polish.

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