Mexico

Stitching Flower Art in Southern Mexico

Stitching Flower Art in Southern Mexico

Marissa Revilla, GPJ Mexico

Cecilio Hernández Hernández, 65, a member of the Zoque indigenous group, makes bouquets for the 30th anniversary of indigenous radio station XEVFS, “La Voz de la Frontera Sur,” which means “The Voice of the Southern Border.” XEVFS is based in Las Margaritas, a city in Chiapas, Mexico. The Zoques traditionally make altars of flower bouquets known as joyonaqués for festivities.

Mexico Cecilio Hernández Hernández, 65, a member of the Zoque indigenous group, makes bouquets for the 30th anniversary of indigenous radio station XEVFS, “La Voz de la Frontera Sur,” which means “The Voice of the Southern Border.” XEVFS is based in Las Margaritas, a city in Chiapas, Mexico. The Zoques traditionally make altars of flower bouquets known as joyonaqués for festivities.

Marissa Revilla, GPJ Mexico