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

Caption:

Corn is the staple of the diet and there are countless ways in which it is prepared to eat. Here a woman makes tamales by taking masa (dough) stuffed with vegetables or meat and wrapping it with a banana leaf. The tamale is then steamed.

ID # guatesantsac1
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