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Itsatchi ritual

Itsatchi is the ritual for the dead. During months , the Yawalapiti people prepare for the climax of the ceremony , when other ethnic groups, from the region of the "Alto Xingu", in Brazil, are invited to commemorate and give a last goodbye to their relative.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: Brazil
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Copyright: © Olivier Boëls