Country: Panama   /   Village: Arimae
Ethnic Group: Embera & Wounan   /   Feature: Beauty & Clothing


Body art is one of the most important and enduring traditions in Embera and Wounan culture. Here intricate lines are painted on a young Embera girl’s face with indelible black dye made from the jagua fruit.

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