This is Lidia Lopez showing the many huipils she has and telling what village they came from.
Guatemalan people celebrating ‘Feria de Panajachel,’ a festival held every October.
Guatemalan women use raw cotton for weaving textiles. They prepare the cotton before spinning and dying it with natural dyes.
Women in Guatemala begin weaving by creating a ‘warp’ out of yarn. They wind the yarn around pegs on a warping board, crossing the strings in the middle to create a striped pattern. The warp is then attached to the bars of the loom and they are ready to begin the weaving process.
Lidia Lopez showing a ceremonial huipil and a huipil from Tactic and telling the meanings of the patterns on them.
A tradtional Guatemalan family cooking Pepian and making tortillas.