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From the series
 Aldeia Maracana : Indiians VS FIFA

by Kim Badaw

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - FEBRUARY 2 : Thiago Pater Kayapo and Samantha Aweti Kalapalo the day before they are wed at Aldeia Maracanã on February 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Despite their tribal differences Thiago and Samantha are dating. Both from Northern Amazonian tribes, they are in conflict. Over 500 years ago, Kayapo a tribe, slaughtered 500 warriors from the Aweti and literally “ate” them. Since tensions have existed between both of these ancestral tribes. Thiago and Samantha are only not allowed to date but definitely not to get marry. Nonetheless, within the safe-space of Aldeia Maracana their forbidden love is welcome.