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Red Pink Protea Bloom
Waiting for abloom and death
Water Lily
Rain in Nice, France
Majestic Monument,  An UNESCO World Heritage Monument (Big Temple, Thanjavur) which stands past 1000 Years
Making Love in White Sands
Race at the Unami
Beacon in the Sun
The Vanishing of Art, MoMA, Matisse, Diptych
preparing the warrior
Devotee during Holi festival
Decaying idea
Three Madonnas
Dragged Into Death
Onset of a storm with girl in white
Making memories.
Xavante warriors
13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
preparing the warrior

Cerrado, the second largest biome in South America, there also lives the Xavante indigenous people struggling to survive in the face of increasing change and progressive depletion of natural resources in the region. Sustainable tourism can ensure not only environmental protection, but also stimulate the traditional activities of people who holds the knowledge of the cerrado. Know myths, hear stories, track initiation ritual boys farming and demonstrates the fighting spirit and his ability to face physical challenges is one of several aspects of indigenous culture unknown to many Brazilians.

TAGS: Body, Brazil, Culture, Painting, Ritual, Sustainable Travel

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© Helio Nobre.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2013
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 1:52 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/14
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO6400
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PHOTO LOCATION Canarana, Mato Grosso, Brazil