Commended Edgar Corrêa Kanaykõ Brazil

“Young people of the Xakriabá people make body painting, preparing for traditional feast. Where dances, songs, and traditional foods occur.”

Edgar belongs to the indigenous people of Xabriara State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and holds a Master’s degree in Anthropology from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, with a focus on ‘EtnoPhotography’. EtnoPhotography is a means of recording the aspects of culture and the life of people. Through the lens of the etnophotographer, photography becomes a new tool against struggle and for resistance, allowing ‘the other’ to be seen through different eyes.