Dancers from Taquile 2

NMAI Photo by Cynthia Frankenburg
June 1, 2010
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NMAI Photo by Cynthia Frankenburg

Dancers from Peruvian Island of Taquile performed during the museum’s First Americans Festival in 2004 on the National Mall. The National Museum of the American Indian’s “Arts and Artisans from Bolivia and the Peruvian Island of Taquile” festival Friday, June 11 through Sunday, June 20. The indigenous participants of the festival are the Chiquitanos, Guarayos, Icocenos, and Ayoreos from the eastern lowlands of Bolivia, who will demonstrate and sell a wide array of products and crafts including weavings, embroidery, pottery, sculptures, and paintings.