PHOTO STORY: ‘Humanity and quiet dignity’ of work in the US

Priestess Miriam Chamani is the founder and Queen Mother of the Voodoo Spiritual Temple in New Orleans.
ILO Photo/John Isaac
Priestess Miriam Chamani is the founder and Queen Mother of the Voodoo Spiritual Temple in New Orleans.
David Meagher has been a taxidermist for 30 years and has worked on wildlife from across the world.
ILO Photo/John Isaac
Dana Cormier has worked  for 24 years at the Best Stop Supermarket which is owned by her family.
ILO Photo/John Isaac
Henry Lipkis in front of his monumental mural depicting a traditional parade in New Orleans.
ILO Photo/John Isaac
Reverend Bryce Sibley in Our Lady of Wisdom Church in Lafayette.
ILO Photo/John Isaac
John Price breeds alligators from eggs harvested in the Louisiana swamps for leather and food.
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Kenny Swafford (right) talks to his staff in the kitchen of the Café du Monde in New Orleans.
ILO Photo/John Isaacs
The ILO's Kevin Cassidy speaks to the Voodoo Priestess, Miriam Chamani, in New Orleans.
ILO Photo/John Isaac