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Feather headdress or cape

Mebêngôkre krokrokti (feather headdress or cape)
ca. 1990
Macaw feathers, heron feathers, cotton cordage

Mebêngôkre men and women wear feather headdresses or capes during children’s naming ceremonies and boys’ initiation ceremonies—in other words, when Mebêngôkre young people enter into adult life, begin to learn Mebêngôkre cultural knowledge, and take on Mebêngôkre identity.

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