• These sites mount a photographic essay and commentary on the people of Potosi and the mines in which they worked after the Spanish conquest under the terms, if not conditions, of the Inca mita or forced labor system.

    What was the long-term impact of the mines at Potosi for the people of the Andes?
    How deeply has centuries of Christianity reached into the beliefs of the people who worked in the mines for the god, the gold and the glory of the Spanish Empire?

    I Am Rich Photos
    Foto 8 Book Review: Potosi, by Stephen Ferry

    To complete this task, click HERE.