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Picture of Chipaya people in Bolivia praying in a graveyard
August 9, 2021

Graveside Prayers

An August 1999 story documented Indigenous cultures whose ways of life are vanishing. Here, a Chipaya family in Bolivia visits the grave of a family member on the eve of The Day of the Dead, praying the loved one will arise and return home to them.
Photograph by Maria Stenzel, Nat Geo image Collection

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