ID # peruamzocaina1
Copyright 2002 - Jean-Philippe Soule
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Country: Peru   /   Location: Amazon
Ethnic Group: Ocaina

Caption:

Deep in the Amazon rainforest Ocaina people still practice body painting for various religious rituals. The Ocaina village of New Esperanza is a few hours upstream from Pevas on a branch of the Amazon. The living conditions are very basic, but people are very friendly and welcoming.

Ocaina people, New Esperanza, Pevas, Amazon, Peru

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