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Many Ways to Weave

When I have started people weaving on a backstrap looms, I start them with a narrow warp that doesn’t require any sticks. Once they can do plain weave, warp-faced, I show them how to make a pick-up design with  paired floats. 498 more words


Oaxaca/Chiapas: Civil Observation and Solidarity Caravan in Los Chimalapas

Civil Observation and Solidarity Caravan to Los Chimalapas (@NVI Noticias)

On March 18 and 19, a motorized Civil Observation Caravan in solidarity with Nuevo San Andres visited the village in the Chimalapas region where, on 24 February last, nine villagers suffered attacks, illegal deprivation of liberty and violence from the so-called “Chamula Army”. 324 more words

Indigenous People

Oaxaca: Isthmus Inhabitants Seek Injunction against Special Economic Zones (SEZ)

APOYO Press Conference Photo@EDUCA

On March 16, organizations from 11 municipalities from the Tehuantepec Isthmus filed a collective injunction as indigenous peoples against the Special Economic Zones (SEZ). 322 more words

Indigenous People

Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Oaxaca is the land of mezcal and mole, although it does not hold exclusivity one either of these Mexican treasures, it does hold the gold standard for them. 313 more words


Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Are you ready to fall in love with Mexico again? You’re no stranger to our neighbor to the south. You’ve explored the beaches (Tulum, Cabo San Lucas, Zihuatanejo), the islands (Isla Mujeres), the cities (Guadalajara, San Miguel de Allende), and even a wine region (Valle de Guadalupe) over the years. 409 more words

North America

Banana bonanza

To continue the grocery shopping theme…

Why is it that of the almost 1000 varieties of bananas grown in the world, grocery stores here in el norte mostly only sell the Cavendish?  354 more words


Mexican pistachios in the beaches of Oaxaca

Hi Pistachio fans,

After a loop around the world from east to west which brought you reviews of delicious pistachios from places like Oman and… 399 more words