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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.
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.