17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Zapatista Women from Oventik

These Indigenous Mayan women are part of the Zapatista movement. The number "2" on their forehead represents Oventik, the second "Caracol", which is how they call the regional organizations of their autonomous communities.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Oventik, Mexico
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Raúl Fernando Pérez Lira