Being a Cholita:

Tradition That Lives On

Tuesday, 19th July 2016

By Melanie Hazenberg, Netherlands

Dressed in a puffed pollera and colorful blouse Justina cleans the house of the Antezana family. She is one of the many Cholita women in Bolivia. Everywhere you go in this country you can recognize women who are wearing long skirts and colorful skirts as Cholitas. Justina has been a Chola since she was five years old. Although it was not always ...

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