A man lights candles on a family members’ grave during Dîa de Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Oaxaca, Mexico, on October 31, 2018. Dîa de Muertos is a Mexican holiday where family and friends gather to celebrate and remember people who have died, and help support their spiritual journey.
Jason Gegere does a handstand as the sun sets in Isla Holbox, an island north of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, on December 29, 2018.
Women cook Pepián, a traditional Guatemalan dish, in a smoke filled area, for the guests of Jorge Mario’s wedding in Sololá, Guatemala.
A woman carries a bucket of water on her head as she helps take care of plants in a community garden in San Antonio Palopó, Guatemala, in August 2018. The community garden in San Antonio helps provide food and jobs for indigenous people that live in this area.
Women from Chukmuk, a close-knit community in Guatemala, gather hand and hand to show appreciation for one another on August 9, 2018. Chukmuk is a village populated by displaced survivors of the mudslides that took place on October 5, 2005, from the effects of Hurricane Stan.
Children do a traditional Maya dance at their preschool in a small community, Peña Blanca, Guatemala, on November 23, 2018. These students are wearing traditional traje (clothing) which is an essential aspect of the Maya culture. Traje is unique for its storytelling function, as each color and stitch cultivate imperative meanings. Garments serve as an expression of both identity and geography.
A group of women smile and laugh during a game of bingo at an elderly care center in Patanatic, Guatemala, on January 10, 2019.
Scene from a meat market in Oaxaca, Mexico, on October 29, 2018.
A little boy pushes his sister in a stroller around the Rosario Islands in Colombia on July, 10 2018. These kids were being playful and seeing how fast they could go around this dirt path.
Kaila Kitsune spins fire at an ecstatic dance event at Eagle’s Nest, a yoga retreat in San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala, on January 5, 2019. Kitsune is a professional dancer and flow artist using her body and talent as an expression of art.
A woman artisan sews a bag in Panajachel, Guatemala, on November 14, 2018. This woman is apart of the Artisan Program through Mayan Families where the organization purchases handcrafted beaded jewelry, handbags, houseware, accessories and more, directly from local Guatemalans at an ethically determined price and sells them both locally and internationally so the artisans have a change to grow and expand their market.
Two people play a balloon popping game during a Christmas party at the Elderly Care Center in Panajachel, Guatemala, on December 11, 2018.
A fisherman sets out on a journey around Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, from a beach called Auga Escondida on August 25, 2018.
Catorina posses in front of her textiles in San Antonio Palopó, Guatemala, on August 4, 2018. Catorina said that one table cloth can take up to four months to make.
Students work on an activity at a preschool in Tierra Linda, a small community in Guatemala on October 17, 2018. Education in Guatemala is not free, and many children who live in rural areas of Guatemala do not have access to sustainable, affordable education.
A mother holds her baby tight during a women’s health class in San Jorge, Guatemala. The Women’s Health Initiative aims to provide indigenous women with health education resources. 60 percent of women in Guatemala have never had a cervical cancer screening and through this initiative women are provided with essential resources for health.
Two love birds kiss on the grass at Pride in Denver, Colorado, on June 17, 2018.
People with handmade masks pose at Frozen Dead Guy Days (FDGD) festival in Nederland, Colorado, on March 9, 2018. FDGD is a music festival that started in 2002 and is an annual occurrence that celebrates the discovery of the cryonic state corpse of Bredo Morstoel.
A local Jordanian boy gets ready to ride his donkey on a hot day in Petra, Jordan, on June 8, 2016. Petra is an ancient historical city that extends over 20 miles including cave tombs, memorials and monuments.
A cowgirl rides her horse during a barrel race at the National Western Stock show in Denver, Colorado, in January 2018.
Steven Burton 11, bottom, Mario Hernandez 14, top, and Rylee Burton 6, climb on a spider web at Lincoln Park in Greeley, Colorado, June 2017. Steven, Mario and Rylee were really excited to play on the playground at Lincoln Park as it just re-opened after being under construction (Greeley Tribune Newspaper).
Daniel Conroy, practices breaching a wall at the at Windsor High School on Saturday located at 1100 Main Street. The Windsor Severance Fire Rescue team was doing a training on one of the buildings at the high school that is being torn down in July, 2017. Conroy and many of the other firefighters wear masks that provide them fresh air and to keep them safe, but the district has awarded a federal grant to upgrade the masks to maximize the capabilities of these breathing apparatuses (Greeley Tribune Newspaper).
Everett Lewis, 4, runs through waterpark rings at the Centennial Outdoor Pool, 2315 Reservoir Rd., in Greeley, July 2017. Lewis came to the park with his mom and siblings in attempt to get a break from the heat. According to the National Weather Service this week's temperatures are going to stay in the high nineties (Greeley Tribune Newspaper).
Jordanian guards pose in front of a canyon in Petra, Jordan, on June 8, 2016. This ancient city is well known for being carved into red desert cliffs and for the unique water conduit system.
Kids play in the streets of Oaxaca, Mexico, during Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) on October 30, 2018. Día de Muertos is a very special time in Mexico where people honor and celebrate the lives of their loved ones with activities, traditional food and costumes for a week.
A guy slaps a participant’s butt during a booty-shaking contest at Pride in Denver, Colorado, on June 17, 2018.
Makeup artists and hairstylists get a model ready for the runway during Denver Fashion Week on March 18, 2018 at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver, Colorado.
Victoria sits on the edge of Hierve el Agua, just outside of Oaxaca, Mexico, on October 30, 2018. Hierve el Agua is a set of natural rock formations in the that resemble cascades of water. These formations are created by fresh water springs, whose water is over-saturated with calcium carbonate and other minerals.
Keith Henley performs on stage as Sgt. Henry Johnson at the High Plains Chautauqua, Echoes of World War 1 event, at Aims Community College in Greeley, July 2017. Sgt. Henry Johnson was a heroic black solider who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by President Barak Obama in 2015 (Greeley Tribune Newspaper).
Chrome Drones takes the stage at Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox in Denver, Colorado, on March 17, 2018. The group played a set that was full of funk, electronic bass lines and groovy solos.
Chris Hock does a backflip on a fly board during the Bridge the Gap wakeboard and waterski tournament on Saturday at Madison Lake in Greeley, Colorado. The purpose of the event was to honor Scott Barone a wakeboarder who passed away. Additionally the event was sponsored by Tommy's Colorado, a water sports retailer and the event hosted many types of water sports.
Terrick Wilkins 13, jumps over the ledge of a bowl at the Windsor, Colorado, Grind scooter and skateboarding competition, June 2017. The Windsor Grind was a joint effort put together by the Windsor Clearview Library District and Windsor Parks Recreation and Culture Department (Greeley Tribune Newspaper).
Chris Starkus, checks on his bees at his Lost Creek Micro-Farm in Lakewood, Colorado, on June 19, 2018. Starkus is a jack of many trades, as he is the Chef of Urban Farmer Denver, bee keeper and farmer, focusing on sustainable and local produce.
Landon Mecham, holds on tight while he competes in the saddle bronc riding competition July 2017, at the Greeley, Colorado, Stampede Rodeo in the Island Grove Arena (Greeley Tribune Newspaper).
Andrew Bablo left and Pat Milbery right, spray fire using a match and a spray paint bottle as they get ready to start painting their mural in Crabbe Hall at UNC in Greeley August 2017. Bablo and Milbery are using aerosol paint to make their abstract art piece. On August 24, 2017 their mural will be open to the public for the artist kickoff event featuring also food, music and more.
Duke University's Cadie Bates spikes the ball over University of Colorado's block during a volleyball game on Saturday at the Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley, Colorado.
Patrick Burch 8, front, and Louie Salamanca 5, back, play in the sand on the beach of Windsor Lake in Windsor, Colorado. Salamanca and Burch were working on building a moat with other kids at the beach to cool off from the heat.
Vice President, Joe Biden, comes to University of Colorado Boulder to deliver a speech on the importance of preventing sexual assault on college campuses. He promotes the "It's on Us" campaign, stating that we need to change our culture in order to create an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported.
Megan Gafford, a 27-year-old installation artist, poses behind her artwork, titled Hormesis, on Saturday, March 5, 2016. Gafford, a University of Colorado Boulder graduate student, encorperates science into each of her pieces by using natural materials such as uranium ore. Gafford’s installation will be exhibited in the University of Colorado Boulder Art Museum on Friday, April 1, 2016.
College of Idaho's Nick Calzaretta gets tackled by University of Northern Colorado's Michael Walker on during a football game at Nottingham Field in Greeley, September 2017.
Faye Braaten, a chainsaw carver, works on carving an eagle out of a black walnut tree for Houston Gardens located at 515 23rd Ave., in Greeley, Colorado, July, 2017. Braaten has been carving for seventeen years and owns the store ChainsawMama located at 5641 W Eisenhower Blvd., in Loveland, Colorado (Greeley Tribune Newspaper).
Justin Miner, Chef de Cuisine of the Hearth restaurant in Windsor 205 1/2 4th Street, puts the finishing touches on the signature dish, the boulder natural roasted chicken in June 2017. Miner has been the chef at Hearth since the restaurant opened two years ago.
Locals dress up in clown costumes on October 28, 2015 to mock the GOP candidates on the business field at CU Boulder (CU Independent).
A group of musicians come and play music in the middle of the march on Downing Street against Trump's Muslim ban as people dance and sing around them on February 4, 2017.
Tristan Martin, jumps off his horse onto a steer during the steer wrestling event July 2017, at the Greeley, Colorado, Stampede Rodeo in the Island Grove Arena (Greeley Tribune Newspaper).
Steven Burton 11, and Kaycee Burton 15, play on an electric guitar at Lincoln Park in Greeley, Colorado, June 2017. Kaycee and Steven were really excited that Lincoln Park reopened as they love to play outside everyday with their friends (Greeley Tribune Newspaper).