January 24, 2012

Teaching and learning traditional Triqui backstrap weaving techniques in Greenfield, California, is part of the larger ACTA-supported Triqui Dreaming project, organized by the Movimiento Cultural de la Union Indigena.ACTA’s briefing, Weaving Traditional Arts Into the Fabric of Community Health — the result of a study by UC Davis’s Center for Reducing Health Disparities, which links participation in traditional arts to individual and community health — was featured this month in the statewide media outlet California Watch. Read the article by Patricia Leigh Brown on California Watch’s website.