/ Village: Santiago
Ethnic Group: Maya / Feature: Markets
Buyers try to be egalitarian in their shopping by supporting even the smallest vendors. Here a woman makes a purchase from a vendor whose only products are a meager supply of cilantro, tomatoes, tomatillos and bananas.
This photo, taken from a high angle offers a revealing perspective on the unique hairstyle of the women from this community. The long hair is pulled from the back of the head, folded into a bun and tied in the front with the crimson sash.