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Re: trying to get UN-discouraged - - - -paper molas anyone??

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From: Maggie White (mwhiteaz_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Oct 30 2000 - 20:49:32 PST


KSchiavo00@aol.com wrote:
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> Molas are layers of textiles cut and sewn to reveal the fabric beneath. It
> is an native american custom (Panama area?) to wear garments sewn in this
> fashion. Shapes are usually animals, insects and geometric designs.

Artystyc3@aol.com wrote:
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> Paper Molas can be a multicultural lesson from South America.

Molas are created by the Kuna Indians of the San Blas islands off the
coast of Panama. If you're going to teach "multicultural," please get
the culture right; don't lump all native peoples together. Here's a
quick intro Web site: http://www.pa/turismo/sanblas/index2.html

Maggie