Panama: a Choco Indian medicine man with musicians during a ceremony to heal a sick boy lying beneath a shelter bearing symbols. Photograph of a process print, ca. 1920 (?).
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Healing ceremony in unknown Panama; a Choco Indian medicine man (right) muttering incantations over a sick boy, who is lying beneath a shelter bearing magic symbols. In the left foreground is a fetish with outstretched arms. A flute player and a concertina virtuoso supply the music
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Wellcome Library no. 580820i
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