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A few images of a group of Chimani I met in San Lorenzo de Moxos, Beni, Bolivia. San Lorenzo has a port on a river (which I can't remember the name of right now). San Lorenzo is the only way in or out of the river for many indigenous villages along it's course. There are groups of Trinitario, Yuracare, Moxeno, and Chimani. Most of these groups are fairly well assimilated into Bolivian society and live as farmers, hunters and fisherman along these rivers, but maintain ties to port towns such as this one. This particular group of Chimani live in the village of Asunta, five days travel up river from San Lorenzo. I got the impression that they rarely have contact with the outside world. They had come down river by motorized canoe to pick up a donation of food from the WFP(World Food Program) being given to communities which lost all of their crops to flooding earlier this year. I cannot say with any accuracy anything about this group of Chimani. They did not speak much Spanish. They were camping on the shore of the river. I saw them eating piranha and monkey they hunted in the forest. They brought some bananas in to sell in the local market. We helped them carry the bananas to town in the back of our Land Cruiser. They did have a pretty nice canoe and a new outboard motor. They said it took about 220 liters of gasoline to make the round trip from Asunta to San Lorenzo and back (about 120 US$). I saw a number of bows and arrows laying around their camp. Our river guide told me they still hunt and fish with bows.