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Abigail y Elde
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Ana Patricia
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Grinding Caña
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Julia
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Celie, Noeme and Saraij
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Carrying Caña
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Roberto Planting Coffee
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Celia
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Aroselia Preparing Panella
Liquid from caña is cooked down and eventually solidifies; it's then called panella
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Guadalupe
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Guadalupe
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Family
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Elieta
Carrying a water jug.
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Eutiguo
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Celia
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Lidia
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Teresa
Preparing atole, a corn drink.
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Juana, Marina y Raquel
Sorting coffee
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Consuela
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Natalia

Benito Juarez, Chiapas, 2012

Benito Juarez is a small settlement in the Zapatista Autonomous region of Chiapas.  It's pretty remote--it was a four hour ride in a pickup truck and a four hour muddy walk from Las Margaritas.  There's no electricity and people are all subsistence farmers.  The only cash crops are coffee and cacao and those generate only about $500 to $600/year for a family.