Welcome Ritual


enc05_welcome_ritual_mrc_LgPhoto/ Foto: Marlène Ramírez Cancio

At the opening ceremony of the Encuentro in Belo Horizonte, led by the the Maxacalí (photo above) and the Kaiapó/Mebengokré from Brazil, representatives from indigenous groups from throughout the Americas exchanged dances, songs and words to welcome all the participants to the 10-day event.

Background Information
  • Country: Brazil
  • Date: Friday, March 11, 2005
  • Encuentro Location: Campus da UFMG
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