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Peruvian Shamans performing a Pachemama Ceremony. The packages on the floor hold the offerings. The left is for the Apus (Sky/Mountain gods), the right is for Pachemama (Mother Earth). Later the packa

Peruvian Shamans performing a Pachemama Ceremony. The packages on the floor hold the offerings. The left is for the Apus (Sky/Mountain gods), the right is for Pachemama (Mother Earth). Later the packages were burned.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2009
Date Uploaded: 11.2011
Photo Location: Peru
Camera: uT8000,ST8000
Copyright: © Frank Nitte