“Man carrying yucca roots”

A man walking away from the landscape

“Man carrying yucca roots” – San Basilio de Palenque, Col. – June 1975 – Richard Cross

Richard Cross Collection, Tom & Ethel Bradley Center, University Library, California State University, Northridge


  • A man walking on a narrow, worn-out trail and carrying yucca roots over his shoulder and a machete in his right hand
  • A narrow, worn-out trail in the middle of the image
  • One large tree and abundant grass and bushes
  • A view of distant hills, part of the María Mountains