On the isthmus between Central and South America lies the country of Panama. It was there in the archipelago of hundreds of scenic islets of coral reefs called the San Blas Islands Brygge station live amazing Indians the Kuna.
This scenic place attracts hundreds of tourists, because here the water is crystal clear, the sand white and the sun shines all year round. However, scientists interested in the inhabitants of this Paradise.
Native Kuna Indian people in addition to a special culture has incredible detail – an unusually high percentage of albinos. This became known relatively recently, the researchers even speculated on what it does.
From a medical point of view, the Kuna albinos mystery remains unsolved. The doctors don’t know why on these Islands they are born so much and is it some special diet, water or something else.
It is known that before the arrival of Columbus ‘ ships and the subsequent flood of white settlers Kuna lived in the mountains and then went away to the Islands. For a long time they were considered primitive savages, and even practiced black magic and tried to stay clear of everyone.
Among the Kuna, these people were once considered cursed and was something of a leper. According to the superstitions and legends of that people, they are born white due to the fact that their mother during pregnancy was looking at the moon. Because albinos are called Children of the moon.
Out of fear to give birth to the child of the moon expectant mothers often resorted to home remedies like enhanced eating charcoal, which was supposed to “repaint” of the child to its normal color. Also were frequent abortions among mothers who were confident that their child will be born albino.
They were trying to stay away. However albinos and without that have enough problems. Their skin is easily burned in the hot sun, so the bulk of the day they sit in the huts, leaving only in the evening.
Their bright and sensitive skin attracts more insects and longer for her to heal wounds and other injuries. Also they have problems with vision and other health problems.
Even today, the Kuna albinos have not sweet, it’s harder for them to find a partner, and in the last century, normal people in General were strictly forbidden to marry or marry an albino.
Despite the rejection, was the Kuna albinos and privileges, for example, they were considered closer to the spirit world, as well as less violent and almost sinless.
They were also considered as closer to the Gods and therefore they played an important role during religious ceremonies.
And during lunar eclipses they shot arrows into the sky to prevent the absorption of the moon with a giant dragon.
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