Yacunã Tuxá is an artist, activist and the creator of distinct illustrations with a bold visual style. Tuxá is a member of the Tuxá indigenous people of Rodelas, Bahia, and her drawings often feature indigenous women in their diverse plurality. Currently, she is looking to organize a traveling exhibition through indigenous villages along the São Francisco River, a river that inspires her work and which is home to many indigenous peoples.
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