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Indigenous Brazilian wins WIPO photo contest

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian Joanderson Gomes de Almeida, 30, won the Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities photo contest held by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Joanderson is a Pankararu indigenous from Pernambuco state and won the prize with the image "Puxar da Videira" ("Pulling from the Vine"), portraying a ritual part of the traditional Corrida do Umbu ("Umbu tree Run") festival. The contest's first-place winner wins photographic equipment worth up to . . .

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