Rebel Couples on Horseback

The Tzotzil-Mayan women of San Juan Chamula use traditional weaving, dying and wool felting techniques to create many of the fabrics and threads for their muñecas or dolls. Chamulita or little Chamulan Dolls’ faces were initially covered with a ski mask in 1994 and this has continued as a symbol of resistance to the systematic global exploitation of indigenous cultures. The metaphor in this symbolism conveys “the other is not a plaything for First World Nations” – S.M. Scott. The clothes are traditional Mayan wear. This selection features and man and woman Zapatista riding horseback with the male Zapatista carrying a weapon fashioned of wood. Small is 8 1/2″ H x 9″ W; Medium is 5″ H x 8″ W; Large is 10″ H x 8″ W, Extra large is 14″ H x 11″ wide

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