Sergio Castro – San Cristobal Humanitarian + Textile Collector El Andalon/The Healer

Sergio CastroSergio Castro of San Cristobal, Chiapas has a world class collection of  textiles (which I covered in a previous post). Many tourists and locals have experienced his lectures, learned about the different traditional Mayan groups living in the highlands of Chiapas and viewed the beautiful ‘trajes’ displayed at his museum.

An important short film El Andalon/The Healer (available free on-line for a short time) shows the life of this dedicated humanitarian and the work he does for the communities in the San Cristobal area. This is a truly inspiring story….and if you love Chiapas, one you will enjoy.

Please watch if you want to learn more about Sergio and how his Textile Collection and museum is part of his legacy and continuing humanitarian work.
http://www.cultureunplugged.com/documentary/watch-online/play/8957/El-Andalon–The-Healer-

Sergio's Costume

 more costumes

4 thoughts on “Sergio Castro – San Cristobal Humanitarian + Textile Collector El Andalon/The Healer

  1. I am in dire need of a resource to help me identify a couple of old Mexican (possibly Guatemalan) textiles that I have. Whom should I contact? Thank you.

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