Latin America

Праздник пеки у Шингуано

 

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San Antonio Palopo brotherhood members hold a patron saint’s icon, Guatemala, Luis Mardrn.

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San Antonio Palopo brotherhood members hold a patron saint’s icon.

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Перуанский танец с ножницами .

Перуанский танец с ножницами . Обсуждение на LiveInternet – Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников.

Этот танец обязательно вызовет у вас удивление и любопытство. Танец с ножницами распространен в центральных и южных горах Перу и представляет собой священный ритуал.

Танцоров с ножницами называют danzaq, они одеты в яркие наряды, держат в руках большие острые ножницы, при этом выполняя сложные танцевальные движения, прыжки и трюки, которые называются atipanakuy. Аккомпанементом для танца служит музыка арф и скрипок.

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По мнению антропологов загадочные перуанский танец с ножницами появился в 1524–м в период восстания против испанских колонистов. Танец символизирует возвращение старых богов, которые пришли победить навязанное перуанцам христианство.

Танцевальные ножницы представляют собой отдельные заточенные лезвия по 25 см каждое. Интересно, что для того, чтобы показать высокий уровень духовности, танцоры должны пройти ряд испытаний. Среди них ходьба по огню, поедание стекла, вонзание в тело острых предметов.

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A few variations of the Panamanian traditional…

A few variations of the Panamanian traditional…

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A few variations of the Panamanian traditional dress Pollera.

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In Panama and Colombia, handmade polleras are worn during festivals or celebrations. Currently it is the National Costume of Panama. They are mainly made of cotton and wool, and you will usually see colorful flowers as designs on the pollera. Although they do have a dominant white color. Girls and women would generally own two polleras during their life: one before age 16 and one at adulthood. A single pollera can cost from several hundred to several thousands of dollars and take up to a year to create. The gold and pearl mosquetas and tembleques that provides a pollera are generally passed down as heirlooms through generations. [x]

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Anthony Karen.Vodou: Inside the rituals of Haiti’s Vodou faith

Anthony Karen Vodou: Inside the rituals of Haiti’s Vodou faith: Mesmerizing photos show animals being sacrificed and worshipers overcome by spirits during ceremonies of the intriguing Caribbean religion | Mail Online.

An enchanting collection of photographs has given a glimpse inside Haiti’s Vodou faith – but it’s not all animal sacrifice and evil spirits.

Anthony Karen said he felt compelled to travel to the Caribbean country after a documentary piqued his interest in its dark and mysterious rituals.

But once there, he discovered there are many misconceptions about the religion he now considers one of the most organic and natural forms of spirituality.

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

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Several times a day, light casts down from an opening at the highest point of the grotto ceiling, during these times, many Vodouisants can be found making their requests to the Loa/Iwa. It was that same light that the Taino Indians in that region centered many of their rituals

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Citizens of the World: America Nambikwara Indians (homage to Claude Lévi-Strauss)

Citizens of the World: America Nambikwara Indians (homage to Claude Lévi-Strauss).

Neither men nor women wear clothes, are distinguished from neighboring tribes for both the physical type that for the poverty of their culture. The stature of the Nambikwara is small: m. i, about 6o for men, and m. 1.50 for women, and for the latter, like many other South American Indian, do not have a very slim waist, their limbs are more slender, their ends more minute, and attaches them more fragile than you might think . They are all darker skin, and many are suffering from skin diseases that cover their body mottled purplish, but in healthy people, they love to roll around in the sand to give their skin a velvety brown color that, especially in young women, it is extremely attractive. The head is elongated, the lines often fine and well drawn, his eyes alive, the hair system more developed than in the populations of strain Mongolian, hair rarely decided by a black and a little wavy.The women clothing was reduced to a wire shells tied around her waist and led to some other form of necklace or bandolier, mother of pearl earrings or feathers, bracelets cut in the armor of the armadillo and, at times, some strip of straw or cotton (woven by men) tight biceps or ankles …
Claude Lévi-Strauss – Saudades do Brasil (Tristes Tropiques)
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Cittadini del Mondo: America Indios Korubo

Cittadini del Mondo: America Indios Korubo.

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The Bolivian Mennonite Lifestyle as Photographed by Jordi Ruiz Cirera

The Bolivian Mennonite Lifestyle as Photographed by Jordi Ruiz Cirera | Feature Shoot.

by ALEX POTTER on SEPTEMBER 10, 2012

Bolivian Mennonites Jordi Ruiz Cirera

They arrived in Bolivia during the fifties, coming from Canada, Mexico or Belize, where their lifestyle was being threatened. In Canada the young people wasn’t taking the right path, and then the government banned their education system. That was enough for leaving the country, and so a group of them went to Bolivia invited by the government with the promise of land and religious freedom. Nowadays in Bolivia, there are more than fifty thousand Mennonites, or Menonos, as they are called here, although the exact number is difficult to know as many of them are living unregistered or with foreign passports. They still live as their ancestors did on the S.XVI Germany, without cars, electricity, telephone, and extremely isolated from the local community.—Jordi Ruiz Cirera

Jordi Ruiz Cirera is a Spanish documentary photographer based in London. Featured is a selection of work from his long term project documenting the lifestyle Bolivian Mennonites.

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