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Centro Legal de la Raza collaborating with weaver Martina Jimenez to create, document, and preserve Mayan loom working. During the civil war in Guatemala, the military tried to stop indigenous communities from practicing traditional arts. Now living as a refugee in the United States, Martina Jimenez is encouraging Guatemalan women to participate in preserving their threatened weaving traditions while she is creating and installing five full-size traditional Mayan textiles that celebrate and visually represent the cultural heritage of the hundreds of Mayan workers who meet within the Oakland Worker Center, developed by Centro Legal de la Raza.