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Guatemalan Indigenous Women

Here’s the follow-up photo to yesterday’s rear view mirror vista. In this picture, you can appreciate the different cortes worn by the …

Indigenous Guatemalan Pants

If you only browse the Indigenous category you will find 58 photos and hundreds more if you browse all 901 consecutive days …

Guatemalan Indigenous Singers

I find the singing of the indigenous people extremely haunting and touching, even though, they are singing evangelical hymns. To me this singing has another layer of pain and denouncing which is above the meaning of the words they sing; something much older and more mystical than the religious hymn brought by the European Christianity.

The indigenous women’s dress

The indigenous women’s dress is known as corte (the bottom part or skirt that is). The corte translates roughly as cut or …

What’s Are Kaibiles?

Here are some bits and pieces I found on Wikipedia: The Kaibiles (singular: Kaibil) are a special operations force of the Military …

Churreria La Huasteca

A town fair is not a fair without the churros. A churreria is the place where they make churros; [CHOOR-roh] Similiar to …

Guatemalan Alienation

This year FOTO»30, Guatemala’s Photo September, a month full of photographic exhibits has as the encompassing theme the concept Nation. I remember …

Mother’s Day in Guatemala

Happy Guatemalan Mother’s Day! I especially wish a Happy Mother’s Day to my own madre. As Luna McCarthy mentioned in XelaDailyPhoto this …