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Monsieur le president
Monsieur le president
François-Xavier Bourmaud

PARIS — He wanted to be a writer. He'll be president of the French Republic instead — what a tale to tell! The story of a young advisor to the king who, taken aback by his master's powerlessness, somehow decides to replace him and try and conquer the Elysée palace, alone against the world, overcoming every obstacle along the way.

This improbable narrative, almost of epic proportions, is one that Emmanuel Macron nevertheless took great care to write, tenaciously, until making it to the chapter that began Sunday at 8 p.m. as he was elected as the eighth president of the Fifth Republic, the youngest ever at age 39.

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Urban Indigenous: How Peru's Shipibo-Conibo Keep Amazon Culture Alive In The City

For four years, indigenous photographer David Díaz Gonzales has documented the lives and movements of his Shipibo-Conibo community, as many of them migrated from their native Peruvian Amazon to the city. A work of remembrance and resistance.

For Shipibo-Conibo women, sporting a fringe is usually a sign of celebration or ceremony.

Rosa Chávez Yacila

YARINACOCHA — It was decades ago when the Shipibo-Conibo left their settlements along the banks of the Ucayali River, in eastern Peru, to begin a great migration to the cities. Still among the largest Amazonian communities in Peru — 32,964 according to the Ministry of Culture — though most Shipibo-Conibo now live in the urban district of Yarinacocha.

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