High Tide Case Study

Why would the Guna people of Panama leave the place where they've lived for over 150 years? Use these sources to determine if the environment and our relationships with it can be factors that force people from their homes.

Guna Indians in a canoe.

Be the Photojournalist

What story does this photograph tell?

  1. What are the three people in the canoe doing?
  2. What tools are they using? Why do you think they chose these tools?
  3. Challenge Question
  4. What does this image tell us about the Guna culture?
Guna Indians in a canoe

Guna Indians in a canoe.

Guna Indians fishing, 2009. San Blas Islands, Panama. © Vilant/iStockphoto. (16931936)

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