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Weaving Home: Textile Traditions from Houston's Karenni Community opens Thursday and runs through July 6 at the Houston Arts Alliance Gallery. Photo by Debra N. Ham
Weaving Home: Textile Traditions From Houston
On view are handcrafted objects weaved by the refugee community, showing how its cultural heritage was re-purposed for the western market. Photo by Joel Luks
Oo Reh Sor
Oo Reh Sor was forced to live his Karenni village. He serves as a leader in his Houston community. Photo by Joel Luks
Mu Meh
Mu Meh weaves in traditional Karenni fashion, just like her mother taught her.  Photo by Joel Luks