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Photo : Seeing the Ritual of the Funeral of a Tribal Chief in the Amazon


Residents of the Yawalapiti Tribe perform the ‘end of mourning dance’ during the Kuarup funeral ritual to honor the death of the Yawalapiti Chief, Cacique Aritana in the Xingu Indigenous Park, Brazil, on September 11, 2021. Covid-19 has killed 12 people in the Yawalapiti Tribe community, including the tribal chief Cicique Aritana.

© REUTERS / Ueslei Marcelino

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