What is Pixan?

Pixan is one of AMA’s main projects, a fair trade textile workshop in the western highlands of Guatemala. Pixan means “spirit” in the Mayan language K’iche and is an association of indigenous artisan weavers, experts in the ancient techniques of back-strap and pedal loom weaving and embroidery.

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What is AMA?

The Association of Women of the Highlands (Asociación de Mujeres del Altiplano or AMA) is a grassroots community organization of 15 indigenous communities in the western highlands of Guatemala.

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