Angelina Aspuac, Maya Kaqchikel activist and weaver.

Anthropology: Maya Textiles as a Symbol of Cultural Identity in Highland Chiapas, San Pedro Chenalhó, and Guatemala 

In Guatemala and the Chiapas Highlands region – specifically San Pedro Chenalhó – of Mexico, ancient Maya culture has profoundly impacted anthropology, language, and dress. Historically, this ethnic group has been stigmatized and disenfranchised by mainstream Euro-Mestizo culture because of … Continue reading Anthropology: Maya Textiles as a Symbol of Cultural Identity in Highland Chiapas, San Pedro Chenalhó, and Guatemala