Señora Fausta “Uva” Callupe Her potato fields are about the size of a decent American living room. Most Americans tend to think farming is simple. In that little field she grows 50 to 70 varieties of potatoes,
Fruits of the Land: This girl from the Konda Reddi tribe collects medipandu, which her community consumes to aid digestion. But her tribe’s access to the forest is threatened. Because the state has not recognized their rights, the tribe’s claim to the forest can’t be easily defended. Said one tribal woman, “Without land, our life will be like a fish out of water and put on the floor.” Photograph by Deborah Espinosa, senior attorney & land rights specialist at Landesa. Check out Landesa.org!
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