Art on Display


Join Connie and Andrew on their journeys as you explore the photographic albums that bring alive the way of life of each tribe depicted in the individual rooms.


Four Book Composite
 
The Indigenous Family Albums -- With Photographs by Connie

The Books and the Paper
Handmade by Mayan Women of Chiapas, Mexico

Over wood fires in the patio at Taller Lenateros in San Cristobal de las Casas big kettles boil, full of corn-husks, gladiola stems, heart of maguey, palm leaves, recycled women's cotton huipil blouses, banana trunks, and who knows what other raw material, to make paper.  There are baskets full of papyrus, liana vines, lichen and moss.  Mayan women beat the fibers in a mill which spins by bicycle power.  They spread the paper out in the Sun, and while it dries, print poems on oak leaves and pansy petals. 

 

Visit the Indigenous Albums
click on the links below for each book


Hopi

Chamulan

Lacandon

Bushman

       
Read the Hopi
" Day of Purification"

Read the entire
"Bushman's Gift"

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