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Wild Fibers Magazine Winter 2008 
In the Winter 2008 Issue:

Vicuna - Threatened by Poachers and the �Throat of Fire�

South America�s golden fleece, the vicuna, has just recently been removed from the list of critically endangered species, but it continues to be threatened by poachers as well as Ecuador�s temperamental volcano called Tungurahua, or, �Throat of Fire.� Acclaimed camelid author, Eric Hoffman, looks at not only the politics of the vicuna industry, but the ancient tradition of the chacu which involves hundreds of local villagers participating in a human chain of herd management.

Chasing Men in Skirts

Guatemala�s rodillera weavers are decidedly on the decline, but our intrepid traveler and fiber connoisseur, Torie Olson, takes a ride on the �chicken bus� to discover how these men have created their itchy hemlines over the centuries.

The Wooly Side of the Wild West

Forget about Hollywood�s version of the Wild West, John Maneotis (owne

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