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Puca Urquillo Huitoto artisans & Campbell Plowden

Puca Urquillo Huitoto artisans & Campbell Plowden
CACE Executive Director and Project Leader Campbell Plowden meets with Huitoto women artisans from Puca Urquillo. Photo by Yully Rojas/Center for Amazon Community Ecology (view small | med | large | orig)

Yagua artisans meet with CACE project manager

Yagua artisans meet with CACE project manager
Ampiyacu Project manager Yully Rojas inspects new Amazon palm fiber hot pads made by Yagua native women artisans from San Jose de Piri in the CACE handicraft project. Photo by C. Plowden/CACE (view small | med | large | orig)

Yagua woman artisan with palm fiber doll hammock

Yagua woman artisan with palm fiber doll hammock
Yagua woman artisan from San Jose de Piri shows first doll hammock she made with Amazon chambira palm fiber for CACE handicraft project. Photo by C. Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology (view small | med | large | orig)

Ocaina artisan with Amazon palm fiber hot pad

Ocaina artisan with Amazon palm fiber hot pad
Ocaina artisan from Nueva Esperanza with fair trade Amazon palm fiber hot pad (trivet) she made for CACE handicraft project. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology (view small | med | large | orig)

Huitoto artisan & Amazon palm fiber tree ornaments

Huitoto artisan & Amazon palm fiber tree ornaments
Huitoto native woman artisan from Puca Urquillo with two Amazon tree ornaments she made with calabash pods and chambira palm fiber for CACE handicraft project. Photo by Campbell Plowden/CACE (view small | med | large | orig)

Bora artisan & palm fiber draw-string shopping bag

Bora artisan & palm fiber draw-string shopping bag
Bora native woman artisan from Brillo Nuevo with fair-trade Amazon palm fiber draw-string shopping bag handmade for CACE handicraft project. Photo by C. Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology (view small | med | large | orig)

Rosita with Amazon dog collar and leash and owner

Rosita with Amazon dog collar and leash and owner
Rosita and her owner show off their fair-trade palm fiber dog collar and leash made by Bora artisans for the CACE handicraft project. Photo by C. Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology (view small | med | large | orig)

Amazon palm fiber dog collar & leash on Merlin

Amazon palm fiber dog collar & leash on Merlin
Merlin shows off his fair-trade palm fiber dog collar and leash made by Bora artisans from Brillo Nuevo for the CACE handicraft project. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology (view small | med | large | orig)

Huitoto woman artisan & hanging Amazon dolls

Huitoto woman artisan & hanging Amazon dolls
Huitoto native woman artisan from Puca Urquillo with traditional native doll tree ornament made from calabash pod and llanchama inner bark for CACE handicraft project. Photo by C. Plowden/CACE (view small | med | large | orig)

Bora artisan using pruning saw to harvest chambira

Bora artisan using pruning saw to harvest chambira
CACE is providing Bora artisan partners with pruning saws to harvest chambira palm spears for making crafts to protect the plant from errant strikes with a machete. Photo by Yully Rojas/CACE (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Center for Amazon Community Ecology

State College, Pennsylvania, United States
http://www.amazonecology.org

Project Leader

Campbell Plowden

Dr.
State College, PA United States

Where is this project located?

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