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Mayan traditions at the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market Guatemala

On the July Snapshot Tour we received a private demonstration of backstrap weaving, a classic technique used to create the beautiful textiles in #Guatemala.

On the July Snapshot Tour we received a private demonstration of backstrap weaving, a classic technique used to create the beautiful textiles in Guatemala.

Zunil Guatemala-Why do we think we need fancy baby carriers?!

Mother and Baby in Crowd, Zunil, Guatemala

Zunil Guatemala-Why do we think we need fancy baby carriers?

"The Elders say the men should look at women in a sacred way.  The men should never put women down or shame them in any way.  When we have problems, we should seek their consel.  We should share with them openly.  A woman has intuitive thought.  She has access to another system of knowledge that few men develop.  She can help us understand.  We must treat her in a good way."  Mexican women in traditional dress.

Mazahua Women Mexico These are the traditionally accepted costumes or dresses of the various regions of Mexico from generations past up to currently - for more of Mexico visit www.

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woman wearing a huipil she made, San Juan Sacatepequez, Guatemala

A young girl dressed in traditional clothing leans against a wall in Guatemala, November by Jacob J. Gayer, National Geographic

A young girl dressed in traditional clothing leans against a wall in Guatemala, November by Jacob J.

Inti Raymi Festival - Cusco, Peru celebrated every year in tribute to the Sun Festival of the Inca's days

Inti Raymi Festival - Cusco, Peru celebrated every year in tribute to the Sun Festival of the Inca's days.

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