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In honor of the dead

During the ritual of the dead, the yawalapiti people are looking for a tree, which is cut at a specific size, and will be place in the middle of the village. Later it will be cover with the finest ornaments, like if it is the dead himself, dressing up for his last goodbye.

TAGS: Brazil, Culture, Funeral, Ritual

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Brasilia, Brazil
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 16, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Focal Length: 17mm
Shutter Speed: 1/40
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO400
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