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Panama
   
Embera' IndigenousVillage ~ Continued
 
 

 

 

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Welcoming us to their village

 

 

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Greeted with music on instruments they make
Looks like graffiti to me

 

 

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Palms for thatched roof have to be purchased - non native
Patrick and the Embera' Chief

 

 

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Oldest woman in the tribe
Bark is removed from the tree, dried and used in handcrafts

 

 

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Body and face painting is done for celebrations. It is a natural temporary dye

 

 

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Basket weaver
Basket in process

 

 

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Price for selling is calculated at $1 per hour to make. The basket would be about $500

 

 

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My lunch. YUM! Fried Plantain (banana like)
Women doing a healing dance

 

 

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Musical instruments are made from natural things including a turtle shell

 

 

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Joining in the dance

 

 

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Grandma and her granddaughter
Girls having fun playing a clapping game

 

 

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Group of young boys who agreed to pose for me
Saying "Good-bye"
   
   
   
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