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July 11, 2013 The Huipil, tunic of Mesoamerica

A Huipil (pronounced wee-peel) is the traditional garment worn by the indigenous women of Mexico and Central America. It is a loose-fitting tunic, made from rectangular pieces of fabric joined together, with an opening for the head, and often with … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 Into the Wild Blue Yonder

Peruvian Connection’s designers got the blues this past weekend when they participated in an indigo dyeing workshop in Kansas City. Taught by renowned fiber and textile artist Neil Goss, they learned the techniques of dyeing with natural indigo, using native Kansas … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 A Beautiful July Day at PC Headquarters

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June 13, 2013 From Peru: Inti Raymi

DSCN1763 El Inca (King) being paraded around. Every year on the 24th of June, thousands of people gather in Cusco for Inti Raymi, the Festival of the Sun. Before the Spanish conquest of the Incan Empire, the Incas celebrated Inti … Continue reading

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Cusco celebrates Inti Raymi

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