The Root of it
A Strangers Pinecone, The “First” Colonial Commodity
A plant that was a part of the life of many indigenous communities like the Aztec and Tupi-Guarani. This bromeliad is one of the many plants that find itself entwined with a brutal colonial history that spans continents. It is is one of the many plants that finds itself inextricably bound up in a long and painful colonial history that has had a devastating effect on many nations across the globe.