Cristina Bubba Zamora has spent more than a decade fighting the illegal traffic in Bolivian ceremonial weavings. Her efforts in Bolivia and abroad to ensure the return of stolen textiles to the Andes earned her a Rolex Award for Enterprise in 1998 and brought worldwide attention to the illicit trade.
amount, in US dollars, an Andean weaving can fetch in the United States and Canada
amount, in US dollars, for which villagers sell stolen Andean textiles
stolen textiles returned from the United States, a fraction of what has been taken
weavings repatriated from Canada, as of 2002