Country: Panama   /   Village: Puerto Lara
Ethnic Group: Embera & Wounan   /   Feature: Music & Dance


A young Wounan Dancer in full regalia leads a dance that mimics the flight of a bird. Most dances are representations of movements and rhythms that occur in the natural world. Her attire--used for special celebrations and festivals--features a necklace and skirt decorated with silver coins.

ID # panplara1
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