YAWALAPITI TRIBE MEMBER PERFORMS SPIRITUAL DANCE RITUAL DURING
QUARUP IN XINGU.
Members of the Yawalapiti tribe member play a Uruan flute as part of the
"Quarup" festival at their village in Alto Xingu in the lower Amazon, July
19, 2003. The "Quarup" festival, an Indian ceremony to honor the illustrious
dead, this year is honoree Brazil's most renowned indianist Orlando
Villas-Boas, who died last December 2002. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker