Friday, July 8, 2011

By: Wahokia

Jul 16 2011

Category: Palmiera dos Indiós, Brazil

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… several hours away … in the mountains above Palmeira dos Indio … Palm Tree of the Indians … is the Xukuru-Kariri … scattered across seven villages … a warrior tribe … difficult ... not known for hospitality to outsiders … there is uncertainty we will be allowed on their land … we are warned we may be in danger here ... but we are greeted warmly by Tibirçá ... a medicine man ... who takes us for a walk through the forest … naming plants and their use … telling us of the animals … and …

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