Artisan Crafts, business, En Via Events, Fair trade, Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca

La feria at Fundación En Vía

Words by Newell Searle. Photos by Lene Braeutigam. The day had just begun and in the shady courtyard two dozen women were preparing for the second Women Entrepreneurs Trade Fair at the Instituto Cultural de Oaxaca. The feria was organized by Fundación En Vía, a Oaxacan non-profit housed at the Instituto. Through the organization’s micro-lending program,… Continue reading La feria at Fundación En Vía

En Via Events, Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca life, Teotitlan del Valle

The Universal Language of Art

Mastering a foreign language is one way to understand and communicate with those of another background, but as I discovered last week, there are many other ways to connect with a people or a culture. During a workshop we held last week in San Sebastión Abasolo, I witnessed the beauty of transcending language and culture… Continue reading The Universal Language of Art