Oliverio Rodríguez Muinane
Nonuya basket weaver, singer, dancer, Araracuara
Oliverio Rodríguez is a maloquero, or person in charge of the maloca or ritual home. He is a basketmaker specializing in the balay basket, a rounded basket used to serve food.
Oliverio Rodríguez Muinane weaves a basket from tripepero, a traditional Amazonian fiber.
Photo by Nora Simon, Smithsonian Institution