Teotitlan del Valle is a wonderfully traditional town where traditional dress is still worn and Zapotec is spoken by everyone. The success of the weaving business has allowed the people to protect their heritage and not migrate to the US. / teohuichachedie
Bob Freund
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Huichache a heavily thorned bush is the source of these pods which when boiled with wool, colors the wool a black. Natural dies are used extensively and command an increased price.