National Geographic : 1941 Nov
© National Geographic Society Shotguns Replace Blowguns inYape Peaceful Chocos along the Tuira River inDarien paint their faces for looks, not for war. The bow held by the brave atright ismade oftough black palm. Interior Indians repel unwantedintruders with poison darts. Plantains and Palm Nuts are Darien Staples Oily nuts ofthecorozo palm areground upinthe wooden mortar. Bananas, chief export, gotoPanama City bycoastwise luggers. Some boats pass through theCanal totheAtlantic, where thefruit isunloaded fortransshipment north.