Memu of Tatewari in his xiriki at Teakata

The Idol, Memu, of Tatewari at Teakata - Photograph ©Juan Negrín 1976-2018

This memu represents Tatewari, Our Grandfather Fire, seen inside his xiriki at Teakata. The center has been hollowed out by pilgrims who scrape a little dust from his heart and consume it to give them strength.

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