Leaves of yarumo tree being burned
Leaves of the yarumo tree (Pourouma cecropiaefolia) being burned, part of coca processing. Ashes will be mixed with powdered coca leaves and put into cheek pouch. 1969-1970, Púmanaka buro, Boa River, Papurí River basin, Vaupés, Colombia
Type of WorkImage
Fires, Men's work, Coca leaf processing
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