Save Mayan Conservation Practices

 
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices has received 1 donation
    • 4 months ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices posted a progress report
    Environmental Awareness with Picture Books
    By - Isabel Carrio - ArtCorps Artist
    Under rain-heavy skies, ArtCorps Artist Isabel Carrió, teachers from the Xeman and Rancho de Teja schools and Josué Morales, the local artist who has collaborated on this project over the past two years, head to the most remote communities in the area of Los Rocosos in Totonicapan, Guatemala. The...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices has received 1 donation
    • 5 months ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices posted a progress report
    Aroldo's Tree
    By - Isabel Carrio - ArtCorps Artist
    The Young Leaders in Conservation and ArtCorps Artist Isabel Carrio were about to celebrate the completion of a stunning 80 x 90 foot mosaic made from plastic bottle caps, but one of the young artists was dissatisfied. Aroldo asks me to bend down so he can whisper into my ear: “This isn’t good. I don’t...
    • 7 months ago
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    Wisdom of the Rocky Hillsides
    By - Isabel Carrio - ArtCorps Artist
    The colorful book “Wisdom of the Rocky Hillsides” (Etamabál re u wo Xaq) is hot off the press. In preparation for the book launch at the Boston Public Library on May 16, 2013, ArtCorps Artist Isabel Carrió journeys through the book’s eight stories and captivating illustrations. These short...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices has received 3 donations
    • 1 year ago
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    Victor: The Littlest Changemaker
    By - Isabel Carrio - ArtCorps Artist
    Thank you to all of our supporters for helping to prepare young leaders like Victor! The story of “the littlest changemaker” is told by ArtCorps Artist Isabel Carrió, who has worked with Victor and the other ArtCorps’ Youth Leaders in Conservation in Guatemala since January 2012. In the first of...
    • 1 year ago
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    The Power of the Scepter
    By - Isabel Carrio - ArtCorps Artist
    ArtCorps Artist Isabel Carrió invokes Fred Astaire to facilitate a dynamic exchange around shared power and tradition in the first training workshop with members of the Natural Resources Council of 48 Cantons, Totonicapán. When I came to visit Totonicapán for the first time, I thought I knew all...
    • 1 year ago
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    Teachers Install their Public Art in Park
    By - Isabel Carrio - ArtCorps Artist
    It was the second training session with the teachers of “Los Rocosos” from the Panquix area facilitated by ArtCorps Artist Isabel Carrió. They gathered in the morning in the meeting room of the Community Association of the 48 Cantons in Totonicapán. When I arrive, some of the teachers are already...
    • 1 year ago
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    Children Illustrate their History
    By - Isabel Carrio - ArtCorps Artist
    Youth Leaders in Conservation listen, feel, express their thoughts through images and share the ancestral wisdom of their Mayan community, under the guidance of ArtCorps Artist Isabel Carrió. The children from 48 Cantones arrive early at the Riecken Library in Xolsacmalja. Running, sweating, pushing and shoving,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices has received 4 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices posted a progress report
    Youth Exposed to Art Exhibit and Capital
    By - Andrea Landin - ArtCorps Artist
    ArtCorps Artist Andrea Shigeko Landin travels to Guatemala's capital with her youth group of budding photographers and documentarians from the highlands. This I have found to be true: No matter how far you go, you will always find something familiar; and no matter how long you stay, you will always find something new. My...
    • 2 years ago
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    Marching for the Environment
    By - Allison Havens - ArtCorps Artist
    ArtCorps Artist Allison Havens and CARE Youth Leaders in Conservation bring environmentalism and creativity to a Honduran community's traditional parade. It was a hot and humid day like normal in La Masica, Honduras and all my 100 kids and their parents were already lined up at the gas station ready to start the parade....
    • 2 years ago
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    The Ecosystem, Up Close and Personal
    By - Allison Havens - ArtCorps Artist
    ArtCorps Artist Allison Havens and 10 Youth Leaders in Conservation pile into a truck to learn firsthand about their ecosystem. Over the past few months, the sessions with my core group of community service high school students have been devoted to getting to know ourselves better, using art and creative exercises to...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices posted a progress report
    La Red
    By - Andrea Shigeko Landin - ArtCorps Artist
    One of the first activities we did at the Artcorps orientation in Antigua, back in January, was a "desempalabrar" exercise. Using any or all of the letters in our name, we tried to form as many words as we could, and eventually, a sentence with those words. To me, the most significant word that came from Andrea was the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices posted a progress report
    Improvisation in the Forest
    By - Andrea Shigeko Landin - ArtCorps Artist
    It was 9 am, and only ArtCorps artist Andrea Shigeko Landin and Anddy, a short 12 year-old who likes break dancing and riding bikes in dangerous positions, were in the room where the youth from 48 cantones were to meet. As a musician, Andrea knows how to improvise when activities don’t go as planned. The youth group...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices has received 2 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices posted a progress report
    Traditional Conservation Knowledge is Chido
    By - Louisa Trackman - Development and Administrative Officer
    It can be difficult to captivate teenagers' attention when you want to talk about the traditional conservation methods and all they seem interested in is staying on top of the coolest trends. ArtCorps Artist Andrea Shigeko Landin is doing just that. But let's back up a little bit. Like much of rural Guatemala, people who...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Save Mayan Conservation Practices has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 3 years ago
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Organization

ArtCorps

Ipswich, MA, United States
http://www.artcorp.org

Project Leader

Louisa Trackman

Ipswich, MA United States

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