Totonac Indians perform rain dance around pole during fiesta. Papantla, Mexico.
Item title reads - Dancing for rain.
Elevated Papantla village in Mexico. M/S men and boys on horses riding through streets. Various shots of Totonac Indians dancing through the streets in procession during their fiesta. M/S people watching. M/S camera pans up pole to dancers at top, C/U man with camera. M/S dancers suspended upside down with rope, M/S as framework at top begins to spin and they spiral downwards as rope unwinds, this is a rain dance. M/S as they swing further down. M/S people watching. M/S dancers as they near the ground. M/S dancers walking around afterwards.