13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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.
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||Nov. 30, 2015, 1:50 p.m.
||Canon EOS 5D Mark II