coton shawl CHIAPAS

coton shawl CHIAPAS

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100% cotton shawl CHIAPAS

Made by the textile collective JVAYCHIL

Elaboration time: 3 weeks, loom

Measurements: Length: 1.70 m

Large: 60 cm

. Also members of the organization of society civil “Las Abejas” of the municipality of Acteal, belonging to the region of Chenalho, Chiapas, Mexico; mainly craftswomen and peasants of the region, came together to promote and develop the textile art of the region, in order to assert their identity as the indigenous people of Chiapas, to perpetuate their traditions and acquire social and economic development. Civil society Las Abejas is an indigenous organization which struggles peacefully to claim its rights and defend its lands and territories. Currently, they are located in 6 municipalities in the heights of Chiapas, most speak Tzotzil, another part Tzeltal.The municipality of Chenalho is located in the central area of ​​Chiapas. It borders Chalchihuitán to the north, Alldama to the west, Chamula and Mitontic to the south, as well as Pantelhó, San Juan Cancuc and Tenejapa to the east. It has an area of ​​113 km ².

Campaign a shawl = one more day for a Tzotzil child