Sara Aliaga – BOLIVIA

Justina is a female Quechua miner from the district of Potosi?, in Bolivia. Since colonial times, Cerro Rico de Potosi? 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.

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