Leave my Land Alone
After a false start, serendipity intervened and Helen added an Omo tribesman with his traditional body paint to her Sweet piece. The story of this quilt is how the government are taking the land of the Omo tride in Southern Ethiopia to make sugar plantations. The maps shows their current land and how much will be affected by their forced relocation.(Read more here). For me the stories in my quilts are always about the people and their lives. Not the landscape. Read more.