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Indigenous People from Amazon rainforest in Brazil celebrating Yamuricuma Party at Kamayura tribe, a meeting of several indigenous groups from the south part of Xingu river. Body painting with urucum, known as the source of the natural pigment annatto. It is of particular commercial value in the United States because the Food and Drug Administration considers colorants made from it to be "exempt of certification". It is used as a colorant and condiment for traditional dishes such as cochinita pibil, rice, chicken in achiote and caldo de olla. It is also used to add color to butter, cheese, popcorn, drinks, and breads. The festival culminates in a wrestling contest called Huka-Huka. Wrestling matches usually only last for a few seconds until one opponent is either actually thrown down or 'thrown down' by default (when the other wrestler has grabbed both of their knees in such a way that it would inevitably lead to them being knocked to the ground).