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Sunday, May 12

National Georgrpahic Inca Traditions Pay Off for Peruvian Weavers: "With CTTC, Callanaupa says, knowledge is preserved through teaching and some of the best weavings remain part of the permanent collection. The Inca valued weaving and their descendants have continued the traditions—each village has its own designs and patterns that have been handed down over the centuries. As the young women here learn to weave, they're also gaining financial independence." This story highlights the work of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, mainly in the town of Chincheros.

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