Maria Parra Cano, a Xicana Indígena is holding a clay bowl filled with beans, corn, chiles, and other indigenous dried food. She is wearing a black huipil with embroidered red flowers and a red rebozo. Her lipstick is dark red and one point.

My Mother’s Sauces

Maria Parra Cano on healing self, family, and community with ancestral foods and forests Interview by Kimi Eisele Maria Parra Cano is a chef, ancestral … Read more

Fruiting Bodies

Foraging for mushrooms in monsoon season reveals a magic underworld Story and photographs by Kimi Eisele On a Sunday afternoon at the tail-end of what … Read more

A woman smiling at the camera, holding a violin.

The Violin Will Remember

Armenian violinist Tamara Khachatryan on Arabic music, coming to the US, and the soul of the violin Interview by Kimi Eisele Tamara Khachatryan is an … Read more