Apr. 17, 2012 - This is a Collrado Indian hair style and they've been wearing it like this for centuries. They they've been wearing it like this for centuries. They lacquer it neat with a stiff mixture of animal fat and the juice of a bright red berry called achiote. It stays put for days on end, even weeks, but come the rainy season it's a mess. The Colorados live in the jungles of Ecuador, S. America and as well as dyeing their hair, the men paint themselves red all over which is why they're called Colorado - red. Like a lot of remote Amazon tribes, they are dying out

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Apr. 17, 2012 - This is a Collrado Indian hair style and they've been wearing it like this for centuries. They they've been wearing it like this for centuries. They lacquer it neat with a stiff mixture of animal fat and the juice of a bright red berry called achiote. It stays put for days on end, even weeks, but come the rainy season it's a mess. The Colorados live in the jungles of Ecuador, S. America and as well as dyeing their hair, the men paint themselves red all over which is why they're called Colorado - red. Like a lot of remote Amazon tribes, they are dying out
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Apr. 17, 2012 - This is a Collrado Indian hair style and they've been wearing it like this for centuries. They they've been wearing it like this for centuries. They lacquer it neat with a stiff mixture of animal fat and the juice of a bright red berry called achiote. It stays put for days on end, even weeks, but come the rainy season it's a mess. The Colorados live in the jungles of Ecuador, S. America and as well as dyeing their hair, the men paint themselves red all over which is why they're called Colorado - red. Like a lot of remote Amazon tribes, they are dying out. Photo shows After the last hair has been firmly fixed and topped with a crown of woel, comes the make-up. tribal marks from the black oil of a nut. Proof that he's been to the nearest town of Santo Domingo are the rings metal bracelets and probably his most prized possession - a car mirror. (Credit Image: Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS)