JALINGA (SHOULDER ADORNMENT) AND ACHUAR COMB ACQUIRED FROM THE MAKER IN CHARAPA COCHA

Jalingas or shoulder slings are standard “dress up” wear for Canelos Quichua, Shuar, and Achuar peoples of Amazonian Ecuador. Once used primarily in festivities they are now worn at all political meetings, and even on a daily basis in urban areas such as Puyo.

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