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Cooperativa Calli Ollin

Cooperativa Calli Ollin, or Cooperative in Movement (in Nahuatl Aztec language) favors fair trade against the so-called "free" trade and maquiladora exploitation. The Coop Calli Ollin promotes artisan creativity producing:

  • Embroidery and textile designs and honoring indigenous tradition
  • Jewelry based on motifs and materials like wood, seeds and crystals that recognize and honor our Mother Earth
  • Art that promotes the use of natural materials and recycling culture
  • Mexican food that recognizes the culinary tradition of different regions of Mexico

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