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Feb 9, 2010 - Talamanca Region ...and Panama!

This morning we set out to the Bribri Indigenous tribe’s “reservation” just beyond the town of Bribri. Our Indigenous guide, Alex, told us that 1 200 people are living here, on this rich and fertile agricultural land. However, this tribe has not always lived here. At the Indigenous peoples’ school, we attended a performance by some of the members (who recruited some of our group) which clearly depicted the brutal exploitation by the Spaniards. The Bribri people were slaughtered and driven into the hills. Alex told us that his ancestors...

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