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

Caption:

A mother breast feeds her son during a break in the dancing. Embera women nurse their children for more than three years. Families are large (often up to eight or nine children) and there is often two or more competing for access to the mother.  

ID # panedrua9
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