From the Guardian Newspaper:
Photographer Eric Lafforgue documents the island tribe, whose existence is threatened by rising sea levels. The Kuna live on the San Blas islands off the coast of Panama.There are roughly 50,000 Kuna, who are one of the largest remaining indigenous South American tribes. More here.
Kuna women make and wear long strings of beads
which they wrap around their wrists and ankles
The traditional beaded leg ornaments are made in beautiful geometric patterns