Santa Maria Tavehua is a tiny village in the hillsides of southern Mexico. They are known for their ceramic arts made from an indigenous orange clay. For centuries, the people of Tavehua made pots and plates, cups and
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Elsa’s clay bunnies can be found at Deb Coburn’s Nomad in Cambridge, Massachusetts and at Jose Luis de Carlos Sanchez’s La Tienda Chimali in Oaxaca City, Mexico.
This story was produced by Anayansi Diaz-Cortes and Eric Pearse Chavez. The editors were Jacob Conrad and Deborah George. Sonic Trace is part of Localore and the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR). It’s funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.