La Frontera, a fair trade store,
326 S. Mesquite St., Las Cruces;
1st Friday of the month, 5-7 pm;
Saturdays 9-5 in November & December; & by appointment.
LAS CRUCES FARMERS MARKET
First Saturday of every month, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.,inside the Community Enterprise Center, 125 N. Main St.
Books for Sale
Photo Books by Weavers In 2016, several weavers of Tsobol Antzetik created photo books in workshops with the Chiapas Photography Project. Women United Weavers (13 pages) explores weaving techniques, materials, and tools. Our Threads (6 pages) shows miniature figures of weavers and their husbands and daughters working with thread. Our Clothing (60 pages) tells the story of women's, men's and children's traditional clothing. The books are trilingual in Tsotsil, Spanish and English and are sold as package for $40. Our Clothing can be purchased singly for $20.
Children’s cloth books in Tsotsil and Spanish
Two books are vailable – a book of numbers from 1-5 and a book of animals and plants. Each book is $20.00 which includes postage. When ordering, please specify which book you would like.
Assortment of 4 book marks woven on a back-strap loom in a variety of colors and designs - $15 includes postage.
Nursing Mother Doll with Baby
Mother in traditional Maya dress. The baby can cradle in Mother's arms or snap to her breast. The doll is 8 inches tall. $35.00 includes postage.
The Journey of a Tzotzil-Maya Woman by Christine Eber and 'Antonia' Enhancing our understanding of the struggle for indigenous rights in Chiapas, this testamonial presents a unique account of that struggle by a woman who has been active at the grassroots level for three decades.
Anay's Will to Learn: A Woman's Education in the Shadow of the Maquiladora by Elaine Hampton and Anay Palomeque Carillo Fifteen-year-old Anay is wooed from her Chiapas home to work in the factories in Ciudad Juarez. In spite of poverty, abuse, and cancer, she achieves her education and then creates schools for women in her Chiapas home. Your purchase is a donation of $15.00 to women's education in Chiapas.
SHOP FOR WEAVINGS -- We have hundreds of blouses, table runners, placemat sets, purses, and other beautiful items -- too many to display. If you are interested, please call us and we can arrange a meeting by Skype so you can shop for specific items. 575-621-5999.
Donate to Weaving for Justice Note: All donations made in 2017 will be forwarded on to Cáritas, a well-respected charity in San Cristóbal de Las Casas that is collecting aid for displaced people. More information is available on our home page.