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Cojolya Association of Maya Women Weavers

Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala | www.cojolya.org.gt | instagram.com/cojolya
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Sobre Nós

Despite centuries of persistent domination and systematic racism, the backstrap loom weaving technique is a key Maya art form that has persisted intact in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala. Cojolya is both a registered non-profit working to improve the lives of our artisans and their families, and a certified Fair Trade organization dedicated to the conservation of the tradition, not as a historical relic, but as an economically viable source of employment for our women weavers.

Despite centuries of persistent domination and systematic racism, the backstrap loom weaving technique is a key Maya art form that has persisted intact in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala. Cojolya is both a registered non-profit working to…

Áreas Temáticas incluem

  • Desenvolvimento Comunitário
  • Desenvolvimento Econômico
  • Educação
  • Raça & Etnicidade
  • Mulheres

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