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Books for Sale

The Journey of a Tzotzil-Maya Woman by Christine Eber and 'Antonia'   Enhancing our understanding of the struggle for indigenous rights in Chiapas, this testamonial presents a unique account of that struggle by a woman who has been active at the grassroots level for three decades.

$16.72 Available at https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/ebejou

Pasar bien por la tierra: El tejido vivo de una mujer tzotzil-Maya, the Spanish translation of The Journey of a Tzotzil-Maya Woman is available here as a pdf to read for free or to purchase on Lulu.com.

Pasar bien por la tierra
Pasar bien por la tierra-4.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [42.7 MB]

Anay's Will to Learn: A Woman's Education in the Shadow of the Maquiladora by Elaine Hampton and Anay Palomeque Carillo  Fifteen-year-old Anay is wooed from her Chiapas home to work in the factories in Ciudad Juarez. In spite of poverty, abuse, and cancer, she achieves her education and then creates schools for women in her Chiapas home. Your purchase is a donation of $15.00 to women's education in Chiapas.

In 2016, the weavers of Tsobol Antzetik learned to make their own photo books in workshops with the Chiapas Photography Project.  We are proud to sell their first two books.  Women United Weavers explores weaving techniques, materials, and tools.  Our Threads shows miniature figures of weavers and their husbands and daughters working with thread.  The books are sold as a package for $20, including postage.

Children’s cloth books in Tsotsil and Spanish.

Two books are vailable – a book of numbers from 1-5 and a book of animals and plants.  Each book is $20.00 which includes postage. When ordering, please specify which book you would like.

Nursing Mother Doll with Baby

Mother in traditional Maya dress. The baby can cradle in Mother's arms or snap to her breast. The doll is 8 inches tall.  $35.00 includes postage.

SHOP FOR WEAVINGS -- We have hundreds of blouses, table runners, placemat sets, purses, and other beautiful items -- too many to display. If you are interested, please call us and we can arrange a meeting by Skype so you can shop for specific items.   575-621-5999.

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Contact us at weavingforjustice@gmail.com or 575-621-5999

 

Weavings are available at these locations in New Mexico and at ongoing and special events: 

  • Bowlin’s Book Center, 2160 Calle Principal, Mesilla, NM
  • Mountain View Market Co-op, 1300 El Paseo Rd., Las Cruces, NM
  • Southwest Environmental Center’s Eco Store on the corner of Main and W. Las Cruces Ave., Las Cruces, NM
  • La Montanita, 2400 Rio Grande Ave, Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • La Frontera, a fair trade store, Nopalito's Galería, 326 S. Mesquite St., Las Cruces; 1st Friday of the month, 5-7 pm; Saturdays 9-4 in November & December; & by appointment - (575) 621-5999

 

UPCOMING SALES

 

LAS CRUCES FARMERS MARKET

First Saturday of every month, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.,inside the Community Enterprise Center, 125 N. Main St.

 

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER for Maya youth

Sale of donated vintage Maya & other textiles

Thurs. & Friday October 12th & 13th, 2-7:30 pm

University Museum, Kent Hall, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces

At Solano & University Avenues

5:30 each day - showings of new documentary film, "Maya Faces in a Smoking Mirror"