Meet The Women Keeping A 2,000-Year-Old Indigenous Craft Alive In Guatemala | Still Standing

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Neha Sharma
Neha Sharma
11 Mar 2022

Indigenous Mayan women in Guatemala have passed down the tradition of weaving for over 2,000 years. But when a 36-year-long civil war in the late 20th century threatened Mayan culture, wearing traditional clothing became dangerous. In the 15 years following the war, groups of women have banded together to sustain themselves and their families through weaving. We visited a group in San Juan La Laguna to see how it is fighting to keep the craft alive.

The weavers sell their products locally and through Trama Textiles' website: https://tramatextiles.org/

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Meet The Women Keeping A 2,000-Year-Old Indigenous Craft Alive In Guatemala | Still Standing

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