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in ceremonial dress. The men played upbeat melodies on large wood flutes and pipes andchanted skyward as the women danced with them. Nothing represented the spirit of harmony between the indigenous and the rainforest to me more than their haunting songsthat still echo in my mind.As the dance grew livelier and less somber, the men pulled spectators from the audienceand invited them to perform. My wife joined in. She tried to play the flute but was toopreoccupied trying to dance! I opted out but took a photo afterwards with some of the