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Continuities and Change in Maya Weaving Traditions


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Film Description:Barbara Knoke de Arathoon, Curator and Exhibits Director for the Museo Ixchel del Traje Indígena in Guatemala City, speaks Sunday. She has been working to document the changing weaving and costume traditions of modern highland Maya communities. Her research with the Museo Ixchel on preserving the history of this vibrant textile tradition was recently awarded Spain's Queen Sofia Prize for cultural heritage.
Video Category:Lecture
Video Date:05/06/2012
Contributor: Barbara Knoke de Arathoon
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