Photo journal

 

Here are some pictures from the Akawaio area. These were chosen to show some of the cultural and local items and beliefs that are unique to the Akawaio or to the area.

view of Jawalla village from the translation centre building

view of Jawalla village from the translation centre building — © Ray Stegeman

Jawalla schoolchildren on their way to school in a woodskin canoe

Jawalla schoolchildren on their way to school in a woodskin canoe — © Ray Stegeman

school children gather outside Jawalla Primary School building

school children gather outside Jawalla Primary School building — © Ray Stegeman

Typical Akawaio house with a roof made of metal drums, flattened out

Typical Akawaio house with a roof made of metal drums, flattened out — © Ray Stegeman

cassava drink, called kasiri

cassava drink, called kasiri — © Ray Stegeman

Fr. Winston, praying over the communion elements

Fr. Winston, praying over the communion elements — © Ray Stegeman

Sunday School children in Jawalla village

Sunday School children in Jawalla village — © Ray Stegeman

Alleluia Church building, Jawalla village

Alleluia Church building, Jawalla village — © Ray Stegeman