When learning a language and culture, it can be extremely rewarding to look at the crafts that are a part of both. Molas are a beautiful artform that come from the Guna, formerly known as the Kuna*. This webquest is perfect for introducing the people and their creation.
✱In 2011, the group formerly known as the Kuna or Cuna, changed to be officially known as Guna. The change was made for spelling purposes because the letter "k" does not exist in the Kuna language. However, the pronunciation does not change. If you are interested in learning more, here is an article that you may like- ¿Guna, kuna o cuna?
❔Who are the Guna and where are they from?
❔What caused their name to change from Kuna to Guna?
❔How did the Spanish conquest change their clothing?
❔What is a mola and how is it made?
❔What inspires mola design?
❔What are common elements found in molas?
➠Meaning of Mola Symbols
You may also be interested in my Panamá Molas y los Guna reading comprehension activity
and my Molas Artesanía de los Guna Introduction.
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