Fiesta Kako Wiiñaë, Shushufindi, Sucumbios Province
The Secoya Nation, an indigenous tribe located near the Aguarico River in Sucumbios, celebrate the beginning of the new year on the 24th and 25th of August. This celebration includes a local parade with school and civic groups dressed in native costumes. Purification rituals include the use of a hallucinogenic plant native to the region. Please limit your participation to public events where a clear invitation to tourists is offered.