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girls and young women, La Fiesta de la Preciosa Sangre, Teotitlan del Valle, Mexico
March 11, 2015

Parade Rest

In Teotitlán del Valle, Mexico, a group of unmarried young women and girls gather in front of Preciosa Sangre de Cristo Church after marching in a calenda (parade) for La Fiesta de la Preciosa Sangre. During the parade, the young women wear traditional Zapotec clothing and walk while carrying canastas (baskets) with images of the saints on their heads.

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Photograph by Sara Lewkowicz, National Geographic

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