Amazing Howler Monkey Mask made by artisans of the Enbera tribe in Panama from recycled indigenous grasses and woven palm fibers.
Although threatened by environmental degradation of their lands and incursions by outside groups, the tribal people of Panamá have managed to preserve much of their culture and traditions.
They are engaged in a ongoing struggle to have their homelands legally recognized and the boundaries respected.
Crafts for sale to outsiders have developed from the traditional material culture and now help maintain tribal identity as well as provide a supplemental means of support when
people can no longer depend completely on a traditional lifestyle.
Mask is 5"w x 10"h x 4"d. Stand is 18" tall.