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Subject LanguageTatuyo
Language PID(s)ailla:119770
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DescriptionEGI-E1B1-001.tif -- Weaving balay, a woven tray.
EGI-E1B1-002.tif -- Weaving balay, a woven tray.
EGI-E1B1-003.tif -- Gustavo Rodríguez at Victor's Maloca
EGI-E1B1-004.tif -- Landscape around a planted field. Manioc leaves are seen in the foreground. To the right can be seen some smoke. Women bring embers to field to start small fires to keep away insects and to brun weeds.
EGI-E1B1-005.tif -- Unknown women in a planted field, near the coca plants.
EGI-E1B1-006.tif -- The river Caño Ti near the port of San Pedro, with the dark tea-colored water typical of the blackwater rivers of the Amazon. The children may be daughters of Mandú Valencia, the son of Julio Velancia.
EGI-E1B1-007.tif -- A Caño Ti schoool teacher (center) with students in a pool above a small waterfall on the river during a paseo.
EGI-E1B1-008.tif -- An unknown woman from San Pedro.
EGI-E1B1-010.tif -- An unknown woman washing clothes on a piece of sheet metal with soap, which was a precious commodity at the time in San Pedro del Ti.
EGI-E1B1-011.tif -- The beach on the Caño Ti river.
EGI-E1B1-012.tif -- Unknown people harvesting coca leaves.
EGI-E1B1-013.tif -- Perhaps the grandson of Julio Valencia.
EGI-E1B1-014.tif -- Men in Caño Ti. Behind them is an elevated house, which may have been the house of Ronald Metzger who worked with the Karapana. The man on the right is holding a mirror.
EGI-E1B1-015.tif -- Unknown child, probably Karapana, in San Pedro del Ti. Laundry can be seen hanging in the background.
EGI-E1B1-016.tif -- Field with manioc plants and banana trees, In the forground are esquejes, manioc shoots for planting
EGI-E1B1-017.tif -- A Caño Ti schoool teacher (sitting) with students and a dog in a pool above a small waterfall on the river during a paseo.
EGI-E1B1-018.tif -- A young girl in Caño Ti. Traditional maloca longhouses can be seen in the background.
EGI-E1B1-019.tif -- A young boy in Caño Ti. Traditional maloca longhouses with painted facades can be seen in the background. The boy's jaguar face paint is made of carayuru, a red vegetable pigment. The paint serves to protect from the sun as well as spirits.
EGI-E1B1-022.tif -- A boy in San Pedro Caño Ti
EGI-E1B1-023.tif -- Possibly the youngest daughter of Julio Valencia in San Pedro Caño Ti.
EGI-E1B1-024.tif -- Children playing basketball, the school can be seen to the right.
EGI-E1B1-025.tif -- A house in San Pedro del Ti. Possibly the house of Mandú Valencia.
EGI-E1B1-026.tif -- Children playing basketball, the school can be seen to the right.
EGI-E1B1-027.tif -- A man wearing regalia at night, facing away from the camera. Yellow toucan feathers can be seen. Possibly a Yurutí man named Matías.
EGI-E1B1-028.tif -- Making carved stools. The man is painting the stools, perhaps with carayuru. Later the stools will be painted with a design.
EGI-E1B1-029.tif -- 1978. ~bíyó and Leticia in the maloca de Victor in Alto Ca;o Ti. They are holding chunks of a type of clay called éwá, a yellow pigment that can be eaten for intestinal issues and is used by women in making ties worn by men during ceremonies.
EGI-E1B1-030.tif -- Berta Peña, the daughter of Cristina Rodriguez and Ismael Peña. She is holding some birds. Behind her is a hearth for roasting cassava. Guarumo leaves are spread on the floor. To the left is a basket with manioc. In the background are hammocks and Elsa Gomez-Imbert's trunk. This longhouse is under construction, which is why no walls are present.
EGI-E1B1-031.tif -- San Pedro del Ti. Mandú Valencia, Elsa Gómez-Imbert, and two children.
EGI-E1B1-032.tif -- A manioc field. A woman carried a basket with a tumpline.
EGI-E1B1-033.tif -- Cristina Rodríguez making ceramics. In the background is a canoe and the river in Alto Caño Ti in 1978.
EGI-E1B1-035.tif -- Children in San Pedro. Behind them is a temporary shelter. Some have jaguar face paint.
EGI-E1B1-036.tif -- Children in San Pedro. Behind them is a temporary shelter. Some have jaguar face paint.
EGI-E1B1-042.tif -- The road to the port of San Pedro. Yellow specks near the water are butterflies.
EGI-E1B1-043.tif -- A man loads a canoe in the port of Caño Ti. On the right are three drums of fuel for the outboard motor. The Caño Ti river is in the background.
EGI-E1B1-046.tif -- ~bíyó, the youngest Child of Cristina. He is wearing a jaguar tooth necklace and a metallic panel behind his ears.
EGI-E1B1-047.tif -- The maloca in San Pedro (tall structure on the right), other houses are visible around.
EGI-E1B1-048.tif -- A Caño Ti schoolteacher and her students play in a pool above a waterfall during an excursion.
EGI-E1B1-049.tif -- Caño Ti schoolchildren play in the river.
EGI-E1B1-050.tif -- Mandú Valencia, the oldest son of Capitán Julio Valencia.
EGI-E1B2-002.tif -- The forest of the Vaupés seen from a plane.
EGI-E1B2-003.tif -- A small town between Mitú and Caño Ti, a basketball court in the central.
EGI-E1B2-004.tif -- Arriving at Villavicencio by land from Bogotá, where Elsa Gomez took a plane to Mitú.
EGI-E1B2-005.tif -- On a boat on the Vaupés River.
EGI-E1B2-006.tif -- Elsa Gómez in a hammock in Mitú.
EGI-E1B2-007.tif -- A planted field seen from above.
EGI-E1B2-008.tif -- A river near Villavicencio.
EGI-E1B2-009.tif -- Elsa Gómez during a transfer en route to Villavicencio. A swollen river kept busses from passing, so passengers had to make the connection on foot.
EGI-E1B2-010.tif -- Elsa Gómez during a transfer en route to Villavicencio. A swollen river kept busses from passing, so passengers had to make the connection on foot.
EGI-E1B2-011.tif -- Elsa Gómez above Villavicencio.
EGI-E1B2-012.tif -- Elsa Gómez above Villavicencio.
EGI-E1B2-013.tif -- Villavicencio from above.
EGI-E1B2-014.tif -- The forest and the clouds.
EGI-E1B2-015.tif -- A river, most likely the Vaupés, seen from above.
EGI-E1B2-016.tif -- On a boat on the Vaupés River.
EGI-E1B2-017.tif -- Hammocks in a house by the river in Mitú.
EGI-E1B2-018.tif -- Forested hills near alto Pirá from a plane. Possibly 1984.
EGI-E1B2-019.tif -- In a canoe on the Caño Ti
EGI-E1B2-020.tif -- Arriving in the port of San Pedro Caño Ti.
EGI-E1B2-021.tif -- Excursion on the Caño Ti to a pool above the waterfalls. 1973.
EGI-E1B2-022.tif -- Elsa Gómez in Mitú.
EGI-E1B2-023.tif -- Elsa Gómez in a hammock in Mitú.
EGI-E1B2-024.tif -- Elsa Gómez in a hammock in Mitú.
EGI-E1B2-025.tif -- Elsa Gómez in a town between Mitú and Caño Ti.
EGI-E1B2-026.tif -- Elsa Gómez in Mitú.
EGI-E1B2-027.tif -- Elsa Gómez in Mitú.
EGI-E1B2-028.tif -- The forest and river between Villavicencio and Mitú, perhaps around San José el Guaviare.
EGI-E1B2-029.tif -- The port of Caño Ti. 1973.
EGI-E1B2-030.tif -- Children sweeping in front of a maloca in Caño Ti.
EGI-E1B2-032.tif -- Children bathing and yellow butterflies in the port of Caño Ti.
EGI-E1B2-033.tif -- The jungle.
EGI-E1B2-034.tif -- San Pedro del Ti longhouse.
EGI-E1B2-035.tif -- A temporary kitchen roasting meat or smoking fish on a hearth. The woman is perhaps Hortensia, a Tatuyo woman who married a Karapana man.
EGI-E1B2-036.tif -- Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus).
EGI-E1B2-037.tif -- ~bíyó and Cristina Rodríguez. The child is holding a metal plate worn as jewlry, hung from the cord in his hand.
EGI-E1B2-038.tif -- Elsa Gómez in San Pedro.This photo was taken by a Karapana woman, the wife of Miguel who noted that Gómez always took photos of other people, and she wanted to take a photo of her.
EGI-E1B2-039.tif -- ~bíyó wearing a jaguar tooth necklace and metal plate ear jewelry.
EGI-E1B2-042.tif -- A young man in San Pedro. He may have been named Jesús.
EGI-E1B2-043.tif -- A young woman in a cultivated field.
EGI-E1B2-045.tif -- César León, son of Umeru building a maloca in Caño Utuya. Photo by Patrice Bidou.
EGI-E1B2-046.tif -- César León (left) and another man heading out to hunt. His face is painted with carayuru. Photo by Patrice Bidou.
EGI-E2B1-001.tif -- Alto Caño Ti. Ramón Barreto is first in the canoe, part of the Port Clan of the Tatuyo people. Arriving at Victor's maloca.
EGI-E2B1-002.tif -- A barefoot person stands in front of two pacas given to Elsa Gómez by Ramón Barreto, and a balay woven tray.
EGI-E2B1-003.tif -- Ramón Barreto (left) with his wife Kirí, holding their child Patricio. Behind them is a trapiche.
EGI-E2B1-004.tif -- Ramón Barreto and wife Kirí holding child Patricio in front of a trapiche.
EGI-E2B1-005.tif -- Kirí and Patricio. San Pedro del Ti.
EGI-E2B1-008.tif -- Carrying baskets to or from the river.
EGI-E2B1-009.tif -- A young girl standing in a canoe in the port of Alto Caño Ti.
EGI-E2B1-010.tif -- Two children.
EGI-E2B1-012.tif -- A woman sifting manioc in a tripod, separating manioc fiber from the starch and manioc liquid. Hanging are a fish trap (kakurí o matapí)
EGI-E2B1-013.tif -- Young girl with a bird. Third from the left is ~bíyó.
EGI-E2B1-014.tif -- Kirí, the wife of Ramón, with a bird.
EGI-E2B1-015.tif -- A man with three children. A trapiche is seen in the background. Caño Ti.
EGI-E2B1-016.tif -- Caño Ti river.
EGI-E2B1-017.tif -- Alto Caño Ti,Berta holding birds. To her right is her daughter, to her left is Patricio.
EGI-E2B1-018.tif -- A woman grating manioc. The amount of ground manioc to the left is very large. It is not known why this much manioc is being prepared at once, perhaps for a feast.
EGI-E2B1-019.tif -- Jungle
EGI-E2B1-020.tif -- Peach-palm tree.
EGI-E2B1-021.tif -- Crested oropendola nests in trees.
EGI-E2B1-022.tif -- Berta Peña grating manioc with her daughter. In the background the tripo with manioc colander can be seen. Below the colander is a pot capturing the falling liquid.
EGI-E2B1-023.tif -- River between Villavicencio and Mitú.
EGI-E2B1-024.tif -- River between Villavicencio and Mitú.
EGI-E2B1-025.tif -- Passing over rapids during the frist trip to Pirá 1978. Left to right Cristina Rodríguez, Víctor Rodrigúes, and a Tatuyo de Utuya. Possible the youngest brother of César León, Antonio.
EGI-E2B1-027.tif -- Leticia in a canoe in Alto Caño Ti.
EGI-E2B1-028.tif -- Caño Ti river. The white spot on a branch hanging over the river is some sort of animal.
EGI-E2B1-029.tif -- Women bathing in the river.
EGI-E2B1-031.tif -- Cristina with a balay fishing from shrimp in the river. Her daughter Leticia and son ~bíyó are in the canoe.
EGI-E2B1-032.tif -- ~bíyó in his canoe.
EGI-E2B1-033.tif -- ~bíyó in his canoe.
EGI-E2B1-034.tif -- 1973 Christian Gros (with curly hair), César León (in rear), and others en route to San Pedro del Ti to retrieve Elsa Gómez.
EGI-E2B1-036.tif -- Butterflies at the edge of the river.
EGI-E2B1-037.tif -- The daughter of Berta. Manioc roots can be seen in the basket.
EGI-E2B1-038.tif -- Women shaping clay cups.
EGI-E2B2-001.tif -- Butterflies at the edge of the river.
EGI-E2B2-002.tif -- Berta holds two birds while her husband Victor looks on. Behind is Leticia. The birds appear to be parrots. Berta's hands are white with manioc powder from grinding.
EGI-E2B2-003.tif -- Víctor in his canoe.
EGI-E2B2-004.tif -- Gustavo, the grandson of Cristina Rodríguez.
EGI-E2B2-005.tif -- Child.
EGI-E2B2-006.tif -- Child at the edge of the river. Possibly Gustavo.
EGI-E2B2-007.tif -- Berta and her child.
EGI-E2B2-008.tif -- Clothes hanging on a line in a house whose roof has not been completed.
EGI-E2B2-010.tif -- Cristina Rodríguez gathering clay to make ceramics.
EGI-E2B2-011.tif -- A woman, perhaps Leticia in the field, carrying a machete in the hand and carrying a basket with a tumpline.
EGI-E2B2-012.tif -- Cristina with a balay tray. Leticia and ~bíyó. Elsa Gómez-Imbert's luggage is in the canoe.
EGI-E2B2-013.tif -- Women bathing in the river.
EGI-E2B2-014.tif -- Cristina Rodríguez gathering clay to make ceramics.
EGI-E2B2-015.tif -- Crax
EGI-E2B2-016.tif -- Port of Alto Caño Ti
EGI-E2B2-019.tif -- A woman stands in front of Victor's house in Alto Caño Ti. A trapiche can be seen at the edge of the house. A dog sits in a canoe at the waters edge. A tree trunk has been carved to make a ladder to the house.
EGI-E2B2-020.tif -- Two children with pieces of sugar cane. The smaller child is possibly the daughter of Berta.
EGI-E2B2-021.tif -- Berta with her daughter, whose face, arms and legs are painted with jaguar paint.
EGI-E2B2-026.tif -- Ismael Peña preparing cane for weaving.
EGI-E2B2-027.tif -- Going up the Caño Ti from Mitú. The man was working as a nurse who was visiting the communities to tend to any sick people htere.
EGI-E2B2-028.tif -- Leticia smoking a clay pot. Possibly 1973. The pot is resting on three supports for the hearth.
EGI-E2B2-030.tif -- Berta's daughter with face paint and a hammock
EGI-E2B2-031.tif -- Cristina making ceramics
EGI-E2B2-032.tif -- Two boys in a canoe. Possibly Gustavo and ~bíyó.
EGI-E2B2-033.tif -- Cristina making ceramics
EGI-E2B2-034.tif -- Canoe with butterflies.
EGI-E2B2-035.tif -- A man stands in a house.
EGI-E2B2-036.tif -- A man, possibly Ismael, making a basket.
EGI-E2B2-037.tif -- Ismael Peña weaving, possibly to make a balay tray.
EGI-E2B2-038.tif -- Three people weaving.
EGI-E2B2-039.tif -- Bathing in the river.
EGI-E3B1-001.tif -- Cacuri fish trap, a standing fish weir.
EGI-E3B1-002.tif -- gelao above the hearth with smoked fish and chillies (in the baskets), to the left is a typical Amazonian stands with a balay and casave.
EGI-E3B1-003.tif -- The cachivera Piña rapids on the Pirá river
EGI-E3B1-004.tif -- Gustavo, the grandson of Cristina Rodríguez.
EGI-E3B1-005.tif -- Making casave in the maloca of Victor.
EGI-E3B1-006.tif -- Cristina making ceramics
EGI-E3B1-007.tif -- Elsa Gómez-Imbert peeling manioc.
EGI-E3B1-008.tif -- A fallen tree makes an obstacle on a river passage.
EGI-E3B1-009.tif -- Cristina making ceramics.
EGI-E3B1-010.tif -- A river, either the Caño Ti or the Pirá
EGI-E3B1-011.tif -- A boy in a canoe.
EGI-E3B1-012.tif -- In the manioc shoots in the field, Cristina and ~bíyó.
EGI-E3B1-015.tif -- César León, Hilda Marín and children in Mitú.
EGI-E3B1-016.tif -- Elsa Gómez-Imbert and ~bíyó carrying baskets with a tumpline in the field.
EGI-E3B1-017.tif -- Cristina and Elsa pounding toasted coca leaves, Leticia grating manioc in the background. Pounding coca is typically men's work. Elsa's file slip boxes are seen on the right.
EGI-E3B1-018.tif -- Cristina making a pot.
EGI-E3B1-019.tif -- Cristina pounding coca with ~bíyó and other children
EGI-E3B1-020.tif -- Leticia smoking a clay pot. Possiby 1973.
EGI-E3B1-021.tif -- A woman sifting manioc in a tripod. Berta is in the foreground.
EGI-E3B1-022.tif -- Elsa in the port of Mitú. 1973
EGI-E3B1-023.tif -- A boy in a canoe.
EGI-E3B1-024.tif -- A woman, girl, and dog in a canoe on Caño Pirá.
EGI-E3B1-025.tif -- Caño Pirá.
EGI-E3B1-026.tif -- Cristina making a pot.
EGI-E3B1-027.tif -- Straining manioc dough.
EGI-E3B1-028.tif -- Rapids on the Vaupés river
EGI-E3B1-029.tif -- A manioc strainer with a parrot in San Pedro del Ti.
EGI-E3B1-030.tif -- San Pedro del Ti. Butterflies and canoes in the port. 1973.
EGI-E3B1-032.tif -- Smoking fish and chilies in Victor's house. Berta grates manioc.
EGI-E3B1-033.tif -- Berta and her daughter making casave.
EGI-E3B2-001.tif -- Falls on the Pirá river
EGI-E3B2-002.tif -- Mitasava temporary shelter during a portage between the Caño Ti and Caño Pirá
EGI-E3B2-003.tif -- Two cranes in trees on the Pirá
EGI-E3B2-004.tif -- ~bíyó with a guacamayo in Caño Ti. The boy called the macaw (maa) a ""parrot"" (weko) so that he wouldn't leave with other macaws
EGI-E3B2-005.tif -- Caño Pirá.
EGI-E3B2-006.tif -- Fish given to Elsa at the first maloca on the Pirá. Victor could not eat the fish because he had recently seen yuruparí, so Elsa and Cristina ate them.
EGI-E3B2-007.tif -- Elsa Gómez-Imbert
EGI-E3B2-008.tif -- Bathing at the port of Caño Ti
EGI-E3B2-009.tif -- Cachivera colorada Rapids on the Pirá
EGI-E3B2-010.tif -- Victor shaking a bag of coca within the special tube used to separate the fine powder (in the bowl) from the larger pieces of coca
EGI-E3B2-011.tif -- A woman grating manioc, possibly in San Pedro del Ti.
EGI-E3B2-012.tif -- Caño Pirá.
EGI-E3B2-013.tif -- Berta making casave.
EGI-E3B2-014.tif -- Berta with child wearing a necklace with teeth (possibly peccary). 1978.
EGI-E3B2-015.tif -- ~Bíyó. 1978
EGI-E3B2-016.tif -- Victor paddling towards the port.
EGI-E3B2-017.tif -- Cristina and Elsa with a painted face and painted red and yellow bands on her legs.
EGI-E3B2-018.tif -- Victor in a canoe in the port of his house in Pirá
EGI-E3B2-019.tif -- Ramón and his family arriving at Victor's house
EGI-E3B2-020.tif -- The plains and river between Villavicencio and Mitú
EGI-E3B2-021.tif -- Peach-palm tree with fruit
EGI-E3B2-022.tif -- ~bíyó collecting yellow ewa clay
EGI-E3B2-023.tif -- Cristina making a plate
EGI-E3B2-024.tif -- Piña Cachivera passing an empty canoe over the rapids.
EGI-E3B2-025.tif -- River below a rapids
EGI-E3B2-026.tif -- Cristina recording stories on a beach. She and Elsa Gomez would often record on the beach since it was quieter there than in the houses and malocas that were full of activity.
EGI-E3B2-027.tif -- Loading the canoe after passing over rapids.
EGI-E3B2-028.tif -- A clearing for a chagra field seen from a plane
EGI-E3B2-029.tif -- 1978. Berta, her daughter, ~bíyó, Leticia, and a dog in a canoe
EGI-E3B2-030.tif -- Oropendola nests
EGI-E3B2-031.tif -- A tree
EGI-E3B2-032.tif -- Berta with her child, Alto Caño Ti.
EGI-E3B2-033.tif -- Victor in a canoe on the Pirá. Flying cranes over the river.
EGI-E3B2-034.tif -- Berta with her child, Alto Caño Ti.
EGI-E3B2-035.tif -- The jungle from above.
EGI-E3B2-036.tif -- Craxes and children at Victor's house
EGI-E3B2-038.tif -- The roof and woven wall of a house
EGI-E3B2-039.tif -- The jungle
EGI-E3B2-041.tif -- ~biyo with two nieces, daughters of Lucila
EGI-E3B2-042.tif -- Daughter of Lucila
EGI-E3B2-043.tif -- Pirá river
EGI-E3B2-044.tif -- Banks of the Alto Pirá
EGI-E3B2-045.tif -- Cachivera Piña rapids, the scene of the mythic origins of the Tatuyo
EGI-E3B2-047.tif -- Alto Pirá, a paca killed during the hunt
EGI-E3B2-048.tif -- Cachivera Piña rapids, the scene of the mythic origins of the Tatuyo
EGI-E3B2-049.tif -- Men in a canoe on the Pirá
EGI-E3B2-050.tif -- Cachivera Piña rapids, the scene of the mythic origins of the Tatuyo
EGI-E3B2-051.tif -- Two cranes in flight.
EGI-E3B2-052.tif -- Arriving at Cachivera Piñá
EGI-E3B2-053.tif -- Cachivera Piña rapids, the scene of the mythic origins of the Tatuyo
EGI-E3B3-001.tif -- Elsa with Desana pilot Tomasito
EGI-E3B3-002.tif -- Toucan in the hotel Vorágine in Mitú
EGI-E3B3-003.tif -- Tintín
EGI-E3B3-004.tif -- Tintín
EGI-E3B3-005.tif -- Andean cock-of-the-rock in a hotel in Mitú
EGI-E3B3-006.tif -- Toucan eating caimarón (uva de monte)
EGI-E3B3-007.tif -- Crax in a hotel
EGI-E3B3-008.tif -- Bird in hotel. Caimarón (uvilla) in a bowl
EGI-E3B3-009.tif -- Andean cock-of-the-rock in a hotel in Mitú
EGI-E3B3-010.tif -- Crax in a hotel
EGI-E3B3-011.tif -- Tapir in the garden of a hospital in Mitú
EGI-E3B3-012.tif -- Pair of tapirs in the garden of a hospital in Mitú
EGI-E3B3-013.tif -- Hospital nurse with a cerrillo
EGI-E3B3-014.tif -- Hilda Marín with her daughter and Elsa Gómez-Imbert in Mitú
EGI-E3B3-015.tif -- Nutria.
EGI-E3B3-016.tif -- Nutria.
EGI-E3B3-017.tif -- Nutria.
EGI-E3B3-018.tif -- Tapir in the garden of a hospital in Mitú
EGI-E3B3-020.tif -- Tapir in the garden of a hospital in Mitú
EGI-E3B3-021.tif -- Indigenous man in a plaza in Mitú
EGI-E3B3-022.tif -- Toucan seen from the front
EGI-E3B3-023.tif -- Andean cock-of-the-rock in a hotel in Mitú
EGI-E3B3-024.tif -- Tapir in the garden of a hospital in Mitú
Source Note
Contributor(s) Individual / RoleGomez-Imbert, Elsa (Photographer)
Contributor(s) Corporate / Role

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