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I saw a coyote this morning; in indigenous cultures, Coyote is the mischievous trickster, like the Fool in Tarot, a divine wink as the Fool is ruled by Uranus, who made a big shift into Taurus this week. Synchronicity abounds. I wanted to share this image of Otomi embroidery, a traditional style I have loved for decades. This traditional embroidery is made by the Otomi people, indigenous precolonial people of Central Mexico, who speak one of the oldest languages still in existence (though the number of speakers has contracted with that still-existent imperialist pressure to master Spanish). I hope that when purchasing an Otomi piece (they are all over Etsy, many quite questionable imo) that you source from places in which the indigenous artisans are honored and compensated for their labour. Personally, I've only bought pieces directly from the makers in Mexico and Guatemala who I witnessed sewing in their market booths. Often times, traditional folk art is sold for a low price to middle men who then will turn around and sell to tourists for much more, who may come home and put it on Etsy, so the indigenous creators receive very little of the price you might pay. I sometimes dream of creating a website in which all profit is channeled directly back to the small communities that often don't have access to the internet. I am sure some exist now, many of which I've seen focus on weaving; do you know of any good ones that source Otomi embroidery?