Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Yagua Natives in the Amazon

From inside a traditional Yagua home. This building is used for meetings and celebrations as they no longer live in this style of home.
Blow dart demonstration. These guys have incredible aim!




Young boy with his pet Sloth




Five year old girl with her pet Tucan




Homes of the Yagua. They have built their homes on stilts for two reasons, during the high water season and to reduce the risk of encountering snakes, as they travel at night when it is too dark to see.

Holding a Three Toed Sloth.















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