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Inspiring Mayan Women: Hear Their Stories
Inspiring Mayan Women: Hear Their Stories

By Coordinator - Volunteers on May 05, 2022

Rigoberta Menchú is probably one of the most inspiring Mayan women of Guatemala. She is an advocate for social justice and human rights of indigenous peoples in Guatemala and is internationally known for her...

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Meet our New Volunteer Lottie
Meet our New Volunteer Lottie

By Coordinator - Volunteers on Nov 01, 2021

Hello! My name is Lottie and I am so excited to be a new online volunteer for Trama Textiles. I have just graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in English Literature, and am now doing a masters in Printed Textiles for Fashion and Interiors at the University for the Creative Arts.

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Sustainability Through Tradition: the Relationship Between Mayan Culture and Nature
Sustainability Through Tradition: the Relationship Between Mayan Culture and Nature

By Coordinator - Volunteers on Jul 27, 2021

At the end of July, Guatemala celebrates the Fiesta Nacional Indigena de Guatemala (National Indigenous Celebration), where representatives of different indigenous groups gather in Cobán to honor the native ...

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The Richness of Languages in Guatemala
The Richness of Languages in Guatemala

By Coordinator - Volunteers on Jan 17, 2020

As you might know – or not -, there are approximately 7000 languages spoken around the world. And this number doesn’t include all the local dialects! However, as Guatemala demonstrates, these dialects can be...

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