Moments in the Arara tribe


Emelie Perdomo

We came to the tribe on a late afternoon. The sun beat down and we were met by the countryside’s familiar smell of hay and cattle. Cows, pigs & hens were all strolling freely around the area just like dogs and cats. The first thing we did upon arrival was to enter the house of the tribe’s leader and family as a sign of respect and appreciation to be in their land. We took off our shoes and saluted an elderly man before we continued through the little community towards the house were we would stay. Curious eyes looking our way, some greeting us as we passed by.
After a long time with slow talks at the school and overly sweetened coffee I decided to join the kids playing some soccer down the hill, I am very happy I did.This became one of the best nights in Brasil so…

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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  1. Thank you for the repost! Nice page

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