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Kayapo Scarification. The Kayapo people of the Amazon, use scarification, ornaments for pierced lips, ears, and noses, body paint and different hair styles.

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1 Kayapo Scarification

2 The Kayapo people of the Amazon, use scarification, ornaments for pierced lips, ears, and noses, body paint and different hair styles to distinguish social and age classes, as well as to adorn themselves for potential mates.

3 Body paint Body paint is worn(usually geometric designs in black or red paint).Adornments such as shell earrings or brightly colored feathers decorate the head.

4 A headdress made out of bright golden-yellow feathers looks like the rays of the sun.

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