Indigenous People Crafts in Parintins, Brazil - Encircle Photos

4 Indigenous People Crafts in Parintins, Brazil

The indigenous people in the state of Amazonas are the Sateré. Alternative names are Sateré-Mawé or simply Mawés. Their current population in the mid-Amazon River region is just over 10,000. A main source of their income is producing crafts they call teçume. These bags, hats, jewelry, etc. are produced from materials found in the Amazon Rainforest. This woman is wearing a headdress and skirt made from parrot feathers. The body paint is extracted from genipapo berries.


R. Viêira Júnior, 51-89 - Centro, Parintins - AM, 69151-290, Brazil


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