Photograph Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta by Chris Gat on
Madre tribu kogui y su bebe.
Colombia. Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Kogi Indian sits outside his straw hut. He is holding a gourd with a stick in it. He uses the stick to grind coca leaves, a mild narcotic, and mix them with lime. One of his cheeks is inflated by a ball of that combination.
This was during our trip to the Koguis in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
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The Kogi are an indigenous tribe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Santa Marta, Colombia. It was quite a privilege to be able to interact with these naturalists while on a 5 day trek en route to the "Lost City.