Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Santiago Chimaltenango
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Markets

Caption:

The daily staple of corn may not be rare but in a society where little is wasted it's a precious commodity. After paying 20 Quetzales ($3) for a large bag that he could barely lift off the ground, this man went to fetch three errant kernels that fell to the ground.

ID # guatechimal5
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