The University of Texas at Austin
Lake Titicaca assignment
Identifier: e_fs_1067_IMG0025
Title: Lake Titicaca assignment
Description: Photograph showing the Fiesta de la Virgen (Virgin) de la Candelaria, a religious festival honoring the patron saint of Puno, Peru. Supplied caption: 'Stomping as she whirls, an Aymara dancer celebrates the festival. Among the Indians, elements of Inca and pre-Inca rites have fused with Christian beliefs in a religious mosaic. Some Indians still worship the old gods, performing ancient rituals at dawn'
City: Puno
Country: Peru
Date: circa 1968-1970
Creator: Schulke, Flip, 1930-2008, photographer
Source: Schulke (Flip) Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Format: Film
Other ID: TIT-00-00-C-01112-1968&1970-1