Cristina Bubba Zamora

1998 Laureate, Cultural Heritage
Bolivia, Born 1953

cbubba@megalink.com

Strengthening history’s precious fabric

April 24, 2013

More than 20 years since she first took up the fight against the illegal traffic in Bolivian ceremonial weavings, Cristina Bubba Zamora is writing a book recounting her struggle and drawing conclusions about the lessons she learned in working alongside the people of Coroma, a community of...

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Saving Traditions

August 21, 2009

As globalization and new technology threaten many ancient traditions, three former Rolex Laureates in Central and South Africa are valiantly campaigning to preserve cultural and agricultural heritage for future generations. Culture comes home Cristina Bubba Zamora’s campaign to recover Bolivia’s sacred textiles has transformed her...

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