ID # guatechimal11
Copyright 2001 - Jean-Philippe Soule
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Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Santiago Chimaltenango
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Markets

Caption:

A young mother carries her baby while shopping in the weekly market. Despite appearances to the contrary, the blue sash that crosses the woman's chest will keep the baby strapped in snugly on her back. The woman's raised coiffure tied with a crimson band is unique to Santiago Chimaltenango.

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