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A complex portrait of life in the Amazon, featuring shamans and beauty queens

Tommaso Protti captures the exploitation of the Brazilian rainforest, while Leonardo Carrato tells the story of one of the Amazon's last remaining shamans. Aaron Vincent Elkaim paints a profound portrait of a people and the landscape at the precipice of a massive change, and Yann Gross traces the diversity of communities spread along the length of the gargantuan South American river. Plus, Stan Raucher happens upon a small, evangelical community in Peru who live along the riverbank.

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A complex portrait of life in the Amazon, featuring shamans and beauty queens
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    Contemporary Stories of the Amazon and its Fringe

    Contemporary Stories of the Amazon and its Fringe

    Valentina Del Aguila Vasquez, Iquitos, Peru Valentina Del Aguila Vasquez is considered to be the most beautiful woman in the Amazon. She won the Miss …

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