Today is October 12 ,,, traditionally Columbus Day!
Movement for change … Indigenous People Day …
~~October 12, 2015~~
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH …. IT’S TIME
Since 1992, Berkeley has renamed Columbus Day “Indigenous People’s Day” in support of the world’s indigenous peoples that have suffered greatly under the Europeans’ conquest of the new world.
Such incredible arts & crafts have come from these cultures, from the Native Americans, the aboriginal cultures of Australia and New Zealand, the Berbers in Morocco, and throughout the rest of the world. in honor of all of those cultures, today seemed like the perfect day to share images from the Chichicastenango Market in Guatemala. The most colorful market in the world, “chi-chi” is held on Thursdays and Sundays with vendors offering fruits, veggies, pottery, textiles and other traditional k’iche’ maya crafts.
Here’s to cultural preservation, understanding, and unity!
“As it appears in … full read/full credit”
DON’T MISS THE PICTURES
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