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Re: trying -paper molas

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From: MaryAnn Kohl (maryann_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Oct 30 2000 - 21:20:29 PST


You can learn more about these in the book, Global Art, too - on a page
about the San Blas natives.
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MaryAnn F. Kohl
maryann@brightring.com
http://www.brightring.com
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> From: Maggie White <mwhiteaz@cybertrails.com>
> To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
> Subject: Re: trying to get UN-discouraged - - - -paper molas anyone??
> KSchiavo00@aol.com wrote:
>>
>> 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.
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> Artystyc3@aol.com wrote:
>> 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