1st photo: Santiago Kawarim and Norm Kidder at the Rattlesnake
Rendezvous 2004 event. Santiago is a tribal leader of the Achuar
people in Ecuador. As with numerous other Amazonian peoples, Santiago's
tribe is trying to defend their homelands from commercial interests
(oil companies). His visit to the United States was intended to
facilitate his learning of English to help him plead his case.
2nd photo: Santiago demonstrates the accuracy of the blowgun.
3rd photo: Skewered potato.
© K. Peek 2004
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