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Description: The Karaja Peoples reside in the lowlands of the Matto Grosso of Brazil. They are well known for their ceramic dolls, baskets, and feathered objects. This particular headdress is called a lori-lori and consists of rosettes of feathers attached to a loose netted fiber weave. This headdress is used for a boy’s initiation ceremony celebrating his entry into adulthood.
Collection: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Copyright: Creative Commons (CC By-SA 3.0);
Geography: Brazil
Subjects: Indians of South America
Indians of South America -- Social life and customs
Caraja Indians
Initiation rites
Indians of South America -- Clothing
Clothing and dress

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