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a parade in Guadalajara, Mexico, with people wearing large masks made of paper
October 30, 2020

Parade Masks

October festivals in Guadalajara, Mexico, celebrate Mexican culture and art with plenty of parades, music, food, and drinks. In this image from the March 1967 issue, parade participants are wearing paper masks as an homage to the area's Indigenous people.
Photograph by Volkmar Wentzel, Nat Geo Image Collection

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