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The Traditions Mexico Dream Team

A Snapshot in time, part of the Oaxaca crew gathers for a meal. Left to Right: Paulina Shofield, Megan Glore, Ena Aguilar, Carlos Ortega, Eric Mindling, Adriana Guzman, Alex Munuzuri, Alejandrina Rios, Antonio Recamier, Ana Paula Fuentes   The Traditions Mexico Dream Team If you want to go fast, go alone If you want to…

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December 3, 2020

Celebrating Artisans

Today, Thursday 19th March is ‘Dia International del Artesano’ or International Artisan Day. We have been celebrating by honoring a different talented artisan each day of the week on our social media. In case you don’t follow us there we are shouting about these wonderful humans here too. We feel lucky to be able to…

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March 19, 2020

Natividad Amador

Hailing from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, the region of Mexico that inspired much of Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe, Natividad paints with thread. Her work is the most beautiful traditionally inspired, contemporary textile work I know. She has a background both in the traditional embroidery that Juchitan and the Isthmus is famous for and training as a…

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December 21, 2019

Purpura

Men with purple fingernails are not such a common site along the remote coasts of Mexico. Yet for a thousand years or so there has been an elite crew of such men working their way along the rocky shorelines of Mexico and Central America. These were the men on the front row of one of…

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August 23, 2019

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