Maria Tamayo making corn cakes
María Tamayo making corn cakes, which will be cooked on the large ceramic grill. These are chewed and spat into a chicha trough, the saliva aids fermentation. Preparation for a festival. 1969-1970, Púmanaka buro, Boa River, Papurí River basin, Vaupés, Colombia
Type of WorkImage
Cooking, Corn, Food, Tucanoan Indians, Women's work
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