Monthly Archives: July 2013

Weaving with a Backstrap Loom

Weaving textiles on a backstrap loom is ancient practice in Mesoamerica (and all over the world!). The loom itself is quite simple, basically a collection of different sized and shaped sticks. It is also highly portable–you just need someplace to … Continue reading

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The Sacred Tzolk’in/Cholq’ij/B’isb’al Txajul Calendar and Mayan Nawales

Evident in thousands of the sculpted monuments and ceramics, the several ancient books that survive, and even in the planning of many ancient Maya cities is the highly developed nature of Maya astronomical observation. The keen night eye of our … Continue reading

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