Mariquina, center, (Tuyuka, future wife of Gabriel Castillo) getting ready for festival
Mariquiña, center, (Tuyuka, future wife of Gabriel Castillo) getting ready for festival, accompanied by visitors, also Paulina, Efraín, Líjia. Black paint is genipapo, red is achiote (bixa orellana). 1969-1970, Púmanaka buro, Boa River, Papurí River basin, Vaupés, Colombia
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Festivals, Tucanoan Indians, Face painting
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