For Two Thousand Years

Did you know that Maya women have been weaving for over two thousand years?  Weaving was considered an art form among high ranking ancient Maya women. In the early 1500’s when Spanish conquistadores arrived, they encountered incredibly beautiful weavings.  There have been many changes in types of threads and designs over the centuries, but the …

A Story of Strength

I have some amazing stories from my interviews of Maya women in Chiapas, Mexico. They are stories of strength and determination to overcome obstacles in life. Here is one life story from Isabel. Visit my website and read more about the Maya women of Chiapas. http://www.oursisterskeeper.org/galleries/chiapas/ INTERVIEW, ISABEL San Cristobal, Mexico My name is Isabel. …