MIT Anthropology Spotlight

Kuna photo

The Kuna Celebrations

Professor James Howe's black and white photographs capture the vitality of celebratory rituals among the Kuna people of Panama


In an audio slideshow, James Howe, Professor of Anthropology, tells the story of how a Kuna village prepares for and conducts a great communal celebration, an event that can last up to four days, and embodies many of the Kuna's important values, beliefs, and ways of life. The photographs are from the exhibit of Howe's images which were exhibted recently at the Museo Interoceánico del Canal, Panama's premiere museum. See the slide show

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