National Geographic : 1959 Nov
KODACHROMES© NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY Eyes glazed from lack of sleep, drummers maintain an unceasing, throbbing din throughout the three days and four nights of merry making that mark the ordeal's end. Tukuna believe the girls would face dire peril if the rhythm stopped even for a moment. Host embraces a guest concealed by a jaguar mask. The disguise 630 represents a demon who, Indian legends tell, killed many tribesmen.