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  • Hi everyone, this is @amaradah, thanks for following along this week as I shared work from my series, Nuestro Cerro, which explores a small Mexican community’s experience with a Canadian gold and silver mine. 
This is a photo of the family altar in one of the new homes built by the mine La Zapatilla. Family life and connection to place are paramount to all else in these communities. The greatest tension I saw through this project was people’s desire to stay in the place they loved but in doing so, having to destroy the hill that defined their community. Life in La Zapatilla and Cerro De San Pedro continues after the mine, even though the economic future of many families remains uncertain. #nuestrocerro #cerrodesanpedro #mexico #documentary #documentaryphotography #visualethnography
  • Hi everyone, this is @amaradah and I’ll be posting work this week from my series, Nuestro Cerro, which explores a small Mexican community’s experience with a Canadian gold and silver mine. 
In this photo, a young couple dances during a baile (dance) at a local rodeo (jaripeo). Jaripeos are a big part of small-town culture in central Mexico. #nuestrocerro #cerrodesanpedro #mexico #documentary #documentaryphotography #visualethnography #dance #jaripeo #rodeo
  • Hi everyone, this is @amaradah and I’ll be posting work this week from my series, Nuestro Cerro, which explores a small Mexican community’s experience with a Canadian gold and silver mine. 
Photo caption: Fireworks explosion | Portezuelo  #nuestrocerro #cerrodesanpedro #mexico #documentary #documentaryphotography #visualethnography