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A young man crouched on a muddy river bank eating yucuta (toasted manioc meal) made from cassava root from a gourd bowl; he is wearing a small breechcloth, and his face may be painted

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1935-1941

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

10.5 x 13.25 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Circum-Caribbean, Guahibo, Mainland Caribbean, Native Americans, South America

Site Name:

Rio Orinoco and Rio Vichada region

State:

Vichada Department

Country:

Colombia

Collection History:

Felix DiGiovanni was trained as an engineer and worked in South America in the 1930s and early 1940s and documented Guahibo life during that period; his widow, Pauline DeGiovanni (1915-2005) donated his papers, photographs, and object collections to NMAI in 1993.

Source ID:

NMAI_302266

Catalog Number:

P25131

Album Name:

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