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Mayan Textile Artisans In Guatemala Producing 10,000 Medical Masks A Day & Providing Hope

Like many nations around the world dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic, Guatemala has closed its borders in an attempt to contain the Covid-19 virus. Guatemala relies heavily on the tourism […]

Contributors

Guatemalan Mother & Entrepreneur Creates Line of Locally-Sourced Handmade Beauty Products For Her Daughter

Guatemalan Mother & Entrepreneur Creates Line of Locally-Sourced Handmade Beauty Products For Her Daughter

By Geno Veva My name is Geno. Six years ago, I left my corporate life in Guatemala City and moved to a small village on the shores of Lake Atitlan. […]

Fashion & Beauty, Interviews

Angelina Aspuac testifies before the Congreso de la Republica de Guatemala

Meet The Indigenous Guatemalan Woman Fighting For Artisans To Retain Ownership Of Their Designs

By Elizabeth Rose Angelina Aspuac is a 40 year-old Mayan woman living in the department of SacatepĂ©quez Guatemala. She is a daughter of farmers, mother of three children, wife and […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Indigenous Guatemalan Weavers Fighting Cultural & Corporate Appropriation Of Their Designs

Indigenous Guatemalan Weavers Fighting Cultural & Corporate Appropriation Of Their Designs

Many of us are familiar with their designs and craft work seen in clothing and accessories the world over. Some of the most well-known fashion brands in the world have, […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Indigenous Resistance & “Comfort Women” At The Human Rights Watch Film Festival

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Indigenous Resistance & “Comfort Women” At The Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Welcome to a special edition of our weekly Feminist Friday series, where we share a handful of our favorite videos of the moment. This time around, we’re highlighting some films […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Mayan Feminism In Guatemala’s 1st Oscar Entry & Tamtam’s New Music Video

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Mayan Feminism In Guatemala’s 1st Oscar Entry & Tamtam’s New Music Video

You know it’s Fri-yay when we publish an edition of our “Feminist Friday” series! It’s our favorite way to end the week and has become the perfect way to share […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

15 Y/O Schools The UN On The Plight Of Guatemalan Girls’ Education & Health

15 Y/O Schools The UN On The Plight Of Guatemalan Girls’ Education & Health

Meet 15 year old Guatemalan teen Emelin Cabrera. She may not look like some super famous celebrity, but this young woman is changing the world around her. She comes from […]