ID # panngobe11
Copyright 2001 - Jean-Philippe Soule
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Country: Panama   /   Village: Soloy
Ethnic Group: Ngobe

Caption:

Young women gather sea water which will be boiled off to extract salt. Two weeks of work will provide enough salt for the family's yearly consumption. They carry the salt back to their farms in the highlands where they live a mostly subsistence lifestyle. Their sole source of income is coffee.

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