The Importance of Nahuales to Mayan Culture

The Importance of Nahuales to Mayan Culture

In Mayan culture, you are born “under” a specific date on the Mayan calendar, known as a nahual. Your nahual is believed to reveal details about who you are, and is an important concept to the indigenous Maya. Our Handmade by Friendship Bridge® artisans are inspired by their nahuales, and this is reflected in their work.

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Successes in 2022

Successes in 2022

In 2022 we grew, got noticed, and helped empower more artisan women to support themselves. Here are some of the successes we celebrated last year.

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