Norma with Tehaunas -- women from the ithsmus of Tehuantepec -- in their traditional dress. © Norma Hawthorne 2008

Building a foundation to live in Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca

Gallery Forget the crystal clear blue skies that stretch beyond infinity, or the magnificent Sierra Madre del Sur mountain range that embraces the Oaxaca Valley like a mother’s arms. Never mind the proud saguaro cactus, erect like obedient soldiers guarding a cantankerous landscape dotted with lush agave, grazing sheep, a lone herder riding the hindquarters […]

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