Help Save Fulani Tradition

A tribe from West Africa, the Fulani are known for their unique local hand-made textiles.  But with the young no longer learning this traditional style of weaving the art is slowly dying out.  Julie and Ibrahima Wagne are trying to prevent that.  By exporting the fabrics woven by these aging artisans, or MabuuBeto to an new appreciative audience, they hope to fund textile arts training for younger Fulani thereby saving this beautiful aspect of their culture.  Do you think the Wagnes have the right idea?  Click through the images to learn more.  

Colourful Petel Design toss cushions

Orange stipe cotton - Petal Designs

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