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For Costa Rica’s Indigenous Bribri women, agroforestry is an act of resistance and resilience

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Mongabay (India)

Publication Date
2021-09-30

“How do I say lemon in Bribri language?” ask Andy, 9, and his cousin Sergio, 11, of their grandmother, Marina López. They’re playing among cocoa trees in their grandmother’s field in Watsi, a village in southern Costa Rica’s Caribbean region, where their Indigenous Bribri community maintains its ancestral traditions. “Àsh means lemon in Bribri,” Marina tells her grandsons, “Don’t confuse it with another citrus such as àsh blòblo [orange].”

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https://news.mongabay.com/2021/09/for-costa-ricas-indigenous-bribri-women-agroforestry-is-an-act-of-resistance-and-resilience/