Discover and connect with the art of our peoples
An Indigenous women and youth led organization that strengthens the voices of the less previledged with a focus to women and girls while promoting education of all children without cultural, health or gender discrimination with an aim to bring a sustainable gender mainstream in our society.
I am Zuly Palomino, Quechua from Peru, I do hand-painted altarpieces and “figurines” (small sculptures) made with sun-dried potato dough. We are an artisan family of four generations, we keep the traditions of this art using ancestral techniques, which represent scenes of our daily life and Peruvian mythology.
Mayan Hands is a fair trade nonprofit dedicated to provide economic and educational opportunities to Mayan women and girls, so that they can build sustainable futures for themselves, their families and communities, as they continue to live within the culture they cherish.
“Colectivo ääts, hilando caminos” is a group of Ayuujk women, from Santa María Tlahuitoltepec, Mixe, Oaxaca, Mexico. We are women committed to the dissemination and preservation of the artisan work of Tlahuitoltepec, through the creation and commercialization of textiles with the traditional embroidery of symbolic elements that are part of our daily life.
We are a work team with a social vision that manages projects to be developed with indigenous communities. We focus on women as the axis of cultural transmission and economic development of the communities, improving their quality of life, to live, live well, and the good life of present and future generations.