Friday, May 30, 2008

Amazonian Adornment

Well that uncontacted tribe post totally got me googling...

(Note: I said "adornment," not "clothing"...which is mostly absent in the photos below.)
Matis Indian girls in traditional jewelry of handmade beads
Piercings I had never seen, seriously. This is an elder, a medicine man, in jaguar mode.
"When I am an old woman, I shall wear..."


  1. Yes, the Matis are very beautiful as are the Xingu as seen at


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