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María Rosa Yucuna de Valencia

Yucuna ceramicist, cook, dancer, singer, Araracuara

María Rosa comes from a family of ceramicists. She learned the craft from her grandmother and mother, and she is currently teaching her granddaughters to make traditional pieces.

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María Rosa Yucuna de Valencia
María Rosa Yucuna de Valencia

María Rosa Yucuna de Valencia and Yaneth Tanimuka Yucuna work together to cook casabe, an staple all over the Amazon, over the fire pit. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Smithsonian Institution