Daniel Matapí Yucuna
Matapi craftsman, singer, dancer, Araracuara
Daniel Matapí dedicates his time to recording and compiling information about traditional Matapí knowledge, particularly Matapí oral traditions. He is involved in fishing, hunting, and basket weaving, and he often aids researchers who are studying his regional area, Araracuara.
Daniel Matapí Yucuna paints a traditional Amazonian pattern on a ceremonial instrument.
Photo by Amy Vaughters, Smithsonian Institution