The Guatemalan Symbol of Freedom: The Resplendent Quetzal

Worshipped by Mayas and Aztecs, the Quetzal is the symbol of Guatemala. This symbolism is not accidental: the local tradition considers it a symbol of ...

Maya Symbols and Their Meanings - Trama Textiles

The quetzal is the national bird of Guatemala, and one of the most important textile symbols, often present in traditional clothing. In a number of modern ...

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Trama Blog | Women's Weaving Cooperative - Trama Textiles

Worshipped by Mayas and Aztecs, the Quetzal is the symbol of Guatemala. This symbolism is not accidental: the local tradition considers it a ...

Guatemalan Independence Day! - Trama Textiles

Each year Guatemalans are very passionate about celebrating their freedom and the city of Xela (Quetzaltenango) becomes alive with festivities.

Trama Textiles - Guatemala's national bird, the resplendent quetzal ...

Guatemala's national bird, the resplendent quetzal is a traditional symbol of liberty, revered in Mayan culture and legends #Quetzal ...

Textile Stories: The Guatemalan Huipil | TRAMA TEXTILES

... represent royalty, the earth, or the Quetzal bird, the national bird of Guatemala. The color of the Huipil is not the only distinction ...

The voice of the native people - Trama Textiles

Guatemala is truly one of the most colorful countries, thanks to the diversity of Maya cultures, languages and obviously the people, ...

San Juan Cotzal – Weaving in the Wake of War - Trama Textiles

The practice of weaving provides a space where Mayan women are able to connect together by sharing both their resources and stories of the war.

[PDF] the cultural significance of women's textile co operatives in guatemala

of Mayan textiles as a unifier and symbol of solidarity among the devastated Mayan ... Trama Textiles opened in 1988 and incorporates 17 women's weaving ...

[PDF] Weaving the Tapestry of Life: - Lee & Low Books

Guatemala. Plumed Serpent/Kukulkan/Quetzalcoatl – an ancient leader in the Mayan, Aztec, and Toltec civilizations. Heart of Sky/Corazon del cielo – Mayan god.