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Richard Nelson describes one of the pieces from his exhibit now on display at the R.H. Stafford Library. Bulletin photo by Mike Longaecker

Preserving cultural fabric

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The vibrant culture Richard E. Nelson first experienced in the mountains of Guatemala is beginning to fade.

Cell phones and the Internet have infiltrated the remote indigenous cultures that grabbed his attention in the 1970s, where he was drawn to the villagers' painstaking process of weaving colorful garments.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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