Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Nahuala
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Markets

Caption:

The condition of this man's skirt, shoulder bag and pullover indicate that he is among the poorest of his village. At his feet lies a large burlap sack of dried corn. As the main staple of the diet, it is the most commonly traded commodity. Yearly harvests are carefully measured and calculated and the results dictate the success of a growing season. 

ID # guatenahuala11
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