I love @VOZ Collective VOZ Spring/Summer 2014 Runway: VOZ means “voice” in Spanish, something Aarons hopes to give the talented Mapuche weavers by showcasing their rich visual and artisanal tradition on the international stage. #socialimpact #ecofashion
'Shamans of the Foye Tree: Gender, Power, and Healing among Chilean Mapuche' by Ana Mariella Bacigalupo. A groundbreaking examination of Chile’s Mapuche shamans and their use of a unique tree in ritual transvestitism and political defiance.
1890. Mujer mapuche e hijo
aros y colgantes en plata criolla, artesanos mapuches
Guarani are a group of culturally related indigenous peoples of South America. They are distinguished from the related Tupí by their use of the Guaraní language. The traditional range of the Guaraní people is in what is now Paraguay between the Uruguay River and lower Paraguay River, the Misiones Province of Argentina, southern Brazil once as far as north as Rio de Janeiro, and parts of Uruguay and Bolivia