The Huicholes of the Nayar Mountains are an indigenous community with a rich artistic past, working with yarn and beaded materials. The Huichol artists communicate the legends and myths of their culture through stunning works of art. Using colorful thread, the artist binds yarn to wooden plates by hand with honey, creating intricate and graphic visuals.
Working on cobble stone streets outside with her two sons usually sitting at either side of her, passing her materials. She travels two hours each way to bring her artwork to our meetings and when she does we write together, the meaning of each of her paintings.
"All things under the sun. We are sun worshipers, we worship the energy and light, the many things the sun touches gives us life. In this painting all corners of the world look towards the sun to give thanks."
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