National Geographic : 1941 Nov
© National Geographic Society Ioaacnrome Dy Luis iuaraen Present at a Civic Club Luncheon-If the Mulatas Archipelago Had One-Would Be Mostly Ring-nosed Women Men count for little in the San Blas household. Women own the property and do buying and selling. From infancy each feminine member ofthe tribe wears anose ring, which is increased in size as the wearer grows older. These Indians, never conquered, are governed nominally bythe Republic ofPanama.