Canoe landing, mission town of Acaricuara
Canoe landing, mission town of Acaricuara, with priest and various men. Headman (capitán), a Tukano, on far right, dugout canoes; "lollypop" paddles allow paddling in shallow, rocky, debris-filled streams and rivers, and displace more water than conventional paddles. 1969-1970, Papurí River, Vaupés, Colombia
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Rivers, Travel, Missionaries, Canoes
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