The art of being Kuna: layers of meaning among the Kuna of Panama

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UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1997 - Art - 353 pages
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The remarkable arts and culture of the Kuna of Panama are accessible as never before in this comprehensive, beautifully illustrated volume. From the familiar reverse appliquéd molas to music, dance, and verbal arts, the Kuna live their values and bind their people together. This focus and strength has helped them to resist outside forces and maintain their culture and self-determination in the face of peoples and governments far more powerful.

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The photographs in this book are incredible! The molas that are represented in here are some of the most unique I have ever seen. The Kunas/Cunas are masters of textile art. It could be said that they ... Read full review

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