The artisans of Chiapas and Guerrero are becoming empowered through their embroidery, which have been placed in international markets, said Ana Paula Fuentes, former director of the Textile Museum of Oaxaca and who works with two cooperatives of artisans.
“El camino de los Altos” is the name of the cooperative in San Cristobal de las Casas, where 130 Maya weavers work, who have been counseled on how to promote their garments in domestic and international markets.
The other weaving cooperative called "La flor de Xochistlahuaca" composed of 20 women works as a "facilitator" with two women weavers cooperatives in the . . .