Korean-Mayan Pool Party

Far from Distant Shores: Identity Limbo in the Korean Diaspora

Korean-Mayan Pool Party

Mérida, Mexico, 2016

Young Korean-Mayans play in a swimming pool in Mérida, at a celebration of the ninetieth birthday of Joaquin Poot Lee, a second-generation relative. Located in the province of Yucatán, Mérida is the city where Koreans were sold off as indentured laborers in 1905.