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Las Cholitas de Bolivia: Feminine Strength Wrapped in Colorful Shawls

Far from the sweeping impact of globalization whereby different cultures around the world have morphed into visual replicas of one another, a group of indigenous Bolivian women continue to give life to a culture that has stood the test of time, accentuating it with vividly colorful costumes and unmatched feminine strength. Las Cholitas de BoliviaBolivia’s cholas/cholitas (feminine for 'cholo') are indigenous Quechua and Aymara women – predominan...

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How Motherly is Mother Nature?

Oftentimes when we think of motherhood, we think of love, nurture, generosity, acceptance and more qualities that capture the same emotional rhythm. Although motherly tendencies are often innately built-in, it takes a full-fledged mother to properly nurture younger women, walking them through the rites of passage into womanhood and motherhood.Venerated since the dawn of time for the unstoppable force that she is, one mother continues to nourish...