The Spirit of the Amazon: the life of the ancient Matses tribe — "jaguar people"Pictolic
Amazing photos of an ancient tribe of Amazons give an opportunity to look into their life in the depths of Peru. Militant women pierce their noses, making a kind of mustache from the fibers of a palm tree, and also eat the body parts of deceased relatives to absorb their souls. A series of stunning pictures was taken by Alexey Kolbov from Moscow, traveling along the Galves River. Find out how the Matses tribe lives from our material.Very little is known about the Matses tribe, which lives in the depths of Peru. Alexey Kolbov managed to communicate with his representatives during a trip along the Galves River.
Amazon women are distinguished by unique mustaches and tattoos on their faces.
A mustache made of fine palm fibers is called a demouj. Representatives of the tribe pierce their noses with them.
There are very few corners of the world left untouched by civilization, where ancient tribes live. Their life surprises, and sometimes scares. Nevertheless, some desperate travelers managed to collect information about amazing tribes, in which there are still cases of cannibalism and terrible rituals are held.