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AMITIKATXI

Overview

AMITIKATXI is an acronym for the Articulação das Mulheres Indígenas Tiriyó, Katxuyana e Txikiyana (The Articulation of the Indigenous Tiriyó, Katxuyana and Txikiyana Women), organised by the Fundo de Artes e Artesanatos Wëriton Iyeripo. The collective consists of 34 wome and their first work 'It unai anya arimikane' (the forest is our future/that which makes us grow) is a meticulously beaded portrait of the Tëefaimë tree. Thousands of minute beads were woven into the fabric by these women, each ...Read more