Sunday, March 8, 2015

Umana Yana (Thatched Hut) from Guyana


Guyana
Umana Yana

Umana Yana is Wai-Wai for "meeting place of the people." It is 55 feet tall (16.78 meters) and was built by a group of Wai-Wai Indians in 1972.  This type of Amerindian thatched hut is called a benab it can be found in Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana.

This unused postcard is from 2011.

2 comments:

Sabinka said...

Super!

Brenda Perez said...

Sabinka - do you have any postcards of Guyana?