National Geographic : 1938 Nov
(C)National Geographic Society THE MARAJO COWBOY ROLLS HIS OWN CIGARETTES Tireless ability to sit in the saddle; hard and lean body; gnarled hands accustomed to lasso and quirt, all prove his worth. Old straw hat and flannel cape shield him from the sun. ioaacnrome i'notographs by Desmond Holdridge HUNGRY LITTLE FACESPERCH ON THE RIM OF THE PLATE The only traces left ofan ancient Maraj6 civilization are numerous burial mounds. Some of thesemines offuneral pottery areseventy feet high, the only "mountains" visibleon the otherwise flat surface ofthe island.