Achuar_Woman & Girls (46 images)

Achuar women and men have different tasks for the survival of the family and community. Female roles usually pertain to domestic duties, including gathering and carrying game, preparing meals, preparing and serving masato (manioc beer) and tending to the chacras (gardens). The chacras a variety of plant species and are also sanctuaries for women, where they express their grief and suffering, and give birth to their children. Some sing anents, birdlike spiritual songs that allow them to...
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