Maps, Illustrations, and Tables
maps
1. State of Oaxaca 3
2. Teotitlán and surrounding communities 3
illustrations
1. Town center, the market, and a sixteenth-century church 94
2. The textile market 94
3. A farmer with oxen 105
4. Arnulfo Mendoza, a weaver 179
5. A subcontracted weaver 183
6. A woman weaving 183
7. A weaver preparing dyed yarn and a woman finishing the ends of a
completed textile 184
8. Aurora Contreras Lazo, the cofounder of the Gunah Ruinchi Laadti/
Women Who Weave cooperative 217
9. The women of Teotitlán’s first cooperative in Oaxaca, 1987 217
10. Two women of the Gunah Shaguia/Women of Teotitlán
cooperative 220
11. Francisca Ruiz García with her cooperative, Dgunaa Gulal Ni Ruin
Laadti/Traditional Women Weavers 222
12. Four women of the second incarnation of Guna Ruinchi Laadti/
Women Who Weave 222
13. Moisés Lazo, one of the founders of the Laadti Guede/Washed
Blanket cooperative 225
14. A mayordomo lights candles in the local church 241
15. Food and candles are loaded into a truck for an engagement
ceremony 254
16. A woman makes tortillas for a fiesta 262
17. A man engaged in ritual drinking 263
18. The poorest type of housing in Teotitlán 288
19. A newer two-story house 288
20. Aurora Bazán López in her garden 308
21. Josefina Jiménez and Lynn Stephen 313
22. Pastora Gutiérrez Reyes, president of the local dif committee 320
tables
1. Population of Teotitlán, 1890–2000 99
2. Percentage of full-time farmers, Teotitlán, 1930–2000 103
3. Hectares of corn planted and harvested in Teotitlán, 1960–1983 104
4. Irrigated versus temporal corn yields for Teotitlán, 1960–1983 104
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