This gallery of the Belize Heritage at Home Series presents a very brief snapshot of the Embroidery and Huipil Design Project. The project was developed by the Northern Maya Association of Belize in collaboration with NICH. The goal is to help safeguard the traditional skill and knowledge of cross-stitch and Huipil-making, as a Maya-Mestizo cultural attire in Belize. Additionally, with such new skills and knowledge, participants are also empowered to develop new economic streams and livelihoods.
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Photos: Courtesy the Institute for Social and Cultural Research / NICH, the Northern Maya Association of Belize and participants of the Embroidery and Huipil Design Project.