FACES OF MATO GROSSO

Joao Gueddes, Amazonian Pioneer and First Mayor of Colider, Mato Grosso

Luciana Rocha de Paula, Dairy Farmer and Veteran Rodeo Rider

Cattle Rancher Gilmar de Souza

Lucineia Pereira Germano, farmer, with Son

Salsicha, farmer, at squatters' rights meeting

Joelson da Silva, banana plantation worker

Lucimar, Student, School for Squatters' Children

Ernandez Jose Ramos de Souza Lima, grandson of Pioneiros, picking Jaca fruit

Nair Romana de Jesus Santos, Farmer and Quiltmaker

Brigitte W. Fritz, Pioneer; Environmental Activist; and Operator of First Hotel of Claudia, Mato Grosso

Gabriel, Son of Rabbit Farmer

Moises Santos Pinheiro, Fisherman, Teles Pires River, Mato Grosso

Edilson Satore, Scrap Iron Hauler & Junk Dealer

Lauriele & Laura, Sisters, Students, School for Squatters' Children

Maria, Farmer, at Parents Meeting, School for Squatters' Children

Vamir Gemelle, Welder, Teles Pires River

Fruit-picker, Banana plantation

Gabriel, farmer's son

Cicero, Brazil Nut Harvester & Farmer

Sofia Maluf, Photographer

Joao Maria Romeu Xavier, Fisherman,Teles Pires RIver

Simone Correia, lab assistant, banana plantation, injecting hormones in young banana plants

Eloi Nascimento, Day Worker and Bricklayer, Construction Crew

Cousins Haiane and Flavia, School for Squatters' Children

Deleusa Romana de Jesus de Conceicao, Farmer

Fisherman Francisco Loci de Lima, Teles Pires River

Vinicius, Farmers' Son

Juarez Costa, Mayor of Sinop, Mato Grosso, 2014

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