May 22, 2012

The Daily Life Of The Yawalapiti Tribe

The Daily Life Of The Yawalapiti Tribe

The Yawalapiti tribe life in the Xingu National park in Brazil. No cell phones, no computers, no cars, no TV and no other gadgets we've become accustomed to. The Yawalapiti tribe make do with what nature gives them. In August the Yawalapiti tribe will hold the Quarup, which is a ritual held over several days to honour in death a person of great importance to them. This year the Quarup will be honouring two people - a Yawalapiti Indian who they consider a great leader, and Darcy Ribeiro, a well-known author, anthropologist and politician known for focusing on the relationship between native peoples and education in Brazil. Join TotallyCoolPix on Facebook, Twitter, join our Flickr Group or find us on Google+.

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