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Offerings in Wirikuta - Photograph ©Juan Negrín 1979-2010
Offerings in Wirikuta -
Photograph ©Juan Negrín 1979-2010


Gourd bowls, xukúrite, are traditionally made as votive offerings and taken on pilgrimages where there are deposited in sacred places to the female ancestors. The gourd bowl represents the female aspect of what is sacred, or the womb, fertility and the celestial abode. The different icons are designed to symbolize our welfare, using shells, seeds, beads, or threads.

Photograph ©Juan Negrín 1990 - 2004
Exhibit 1
Photograph ©Juan Negrín 1979 - 2004
Exhibit 2
Photograph ©Juan Negrín 1976 - 2004
Exhibit 3
Photograph ©Juan Negrín 1977 - 2004
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