Sara Aliaga – BOLIVIA

Justina is a female Quechua miner from the district of Potosí, in Bolivia. Since colonial times, Cerro Rico de Potosí has been a centre for mining activities. Where she lives, Justina is known as “Blanca” because her skin is impregnated with “copajira”, a powder from the mine that is dispersed whenever extracted stones are offloaded.

Sara Aliaga – BOLIVIA

Justina is a female Quechua miner from the district of Potosí, in Bolivia. Since colonial times, Cerro Rico de Potosí has been a centre for mining activities. Where she lives, Justina is known as “Blanca” because her skin is impregnated with “copajira”, a powder from the mine that is dispersed whenever extracted stones are offloaded.