MUSEUM OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES

 

This exhibition is a celebration of Amazonian indigenous cultures. Admire the indigenous culture in harmony with nature, in its distinct forms such as religion, daily life, ceremonies and traditions that continue between humans and the Amazon forests. In this exhibition you can observe how the Amazonian people and culture interact with the animals, plants, forests, rivers and lakes with which these they live.

 

The ethnographic displays that include feather art, ceremonial objects, musical instruments, tools that are used for fishing and hunting, as well as much more, comprise a unique and varied representation of indigenous cultures.

 

This museum portrays indigenous cultures from all over the Amazon basin. From the indigenous groups of the eastern Brasilian Amazon; the Xingu River basin in the Pará state, Brazil; the north of the Amazon basin in the Guianas; the indigenous groups that form the central part of the Amazon from Mato Gross to the Black River; the indigenous people located at the border between Brazil, Peru and Colombia; the indigenous people of Loreto in the Peruvian Amazon; the cultures at the edge of the Amazon Rainforest in the Andes; the indigenous people of the Ucayali, Pasta and Marañon river basins.

 

Urubu-Kaapor

Tenetehara-Tembe

Canela

Kirikati

Waiwai

Hixkaryana

Wayana-Apari

Palikur

Tiriyo

Xikrin-Kaiapo

Kuben Kran Kegn

Kaiapo

Kalapalo

Juruna

Trumai

Kuikuru

Gorotire-Kaiapo

Kayabi

Kraho

Tixikao

Xavante

Tapirape

Aripaktsa

Nambiquara

Bororo

Karaja

Tikuna

Yanomami

Tukano

Desana

Waimiri

Shipibo

Campa

Piro

Marubo

Matses

Bora

Yaguar

Achuar-Jivaro

Aguaruna

In this exhibition we are collaborating with difference indigenous associations of the Peruvian Amazon; the indigenous associations manage the souvenir ship, while FundAmazonia, which runs the exhibition, is working on a number of projects with different indigenous groups.

Malecón Tarapacá 332

 

Telephone:  (51-65) 23-5809

Tarifa:

Adults 15.00 soles

Adult with DNI: 10.00 soles

 

Other special prices: Ask at reception

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