Kadir van Lohuizen | Vía Panam, Kuna Yala, Panama, 2011
© Kadir van Lohuizen / NOOR
Caption: Panama, Kuna Yala, July 2011
Norberto Hernandez (52) and his wife Olga have been exiled to the island Sucunguadup, which they heightened themselves using coral. They live on the island with their nine grandchildren and child. They have three children of which one lives with them.
Kuna Yala (San Blas) consists of a long narrow strip of land and an archipelago of 365 islands, of which 36 are inhabited. Due to the rising of the sea level the Kuna's have to evacuate to the mainland; the islands become to dangerous to live on. August 2012 the first four islands will be evacuated.
Its the teritorium of the Kuna indigenous who have an autonomy they fought for in 1925.
Fine Art Baryta Paper Print
NOOR Authentic Stamp on the verso