"I have a personal dream of making my textiles known around the world. I also want my daughter to learn how to weave so that our Mayan handloom techniques are preserved."
"I'm Alejandra Micaela Ujpan and I was born near Lake Atitlan. When I was 15, I began helping my father promote handicrafts. He sold candles in towns around the lake, where you can see thousands of handwoven textiles. At that time, there weren't many shoppers, but the few we had were big fans of... read more