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Indians of Palumeu

Indians of Palumeu
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Copyright: Jen van Wijn (JenvWijn) Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 14] (200)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-11-14
Categories: Nature
Exposure: f/3.2, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-15 23:46
Viewed: 3260
Points: 3
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The surroundings of Palumeu are hided in the untouched rainforest in one of the most Southernest contactable spots of Surinam. In the village Palumeu approximately 200 indianen live. There are two different tribes, the Trio.s and Wajana.s. in spite of difference in language they live together the tribes peacefully. There is a school and a policlinic in the village. To the head of the community the captain stands. With some assistants (basja.s) he controls the village.

The occupants of the village get their food by hunting, halieutics and agriculture. They eat turnips, fruit, fish wildly and. Vegetables are not eaten. Cassave are the head food of the indianen and in several ways prepared. Much construction material and used objects are obtained from the bunch. They stand also confessed for their splendid braid work.

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Hi Jen
Your picture then painting. Splendid colours and light. I greet Mark

a very interesting shot although it is overexposed

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