ID # panpuru9a
Copyright 2001 - Jean-Philippe Soule
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Country: Panama   /   Village: Embera Puru
Ethnic Group: Embera & Wounan   /   Feature: Beauty & Clothing

Caption:

These two girls will wear western clothes and return to school the next day but on this day they participate in a ritual dance to welcome a rare group of visitors. Their jagua body paint was applied in large, opaque blocks of black. Others will display more delicate, geometric designs.

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