1997 Photo Contest, Portraits, 2nd prize

Alex Koeleman

01 January, 1996

Three Mennonite women. Named after Menno Simons, a dissident 16th-century priest, the Mennonites are a Protestant sect with strict ascetic and pacifist beliefs, which make it impossible for them to fit into modern society. In the 1920s thousands of Mennonites moved from Canada to Mexico.

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Alex Koeleman

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