Month: January 2021

Centre for Pastoralism Panel

I was honored to be included in this panel hosted by the Centre for Pastoralism, discussing various aspects of working with indigenous wools and wool crafts of India. Very much looking forward to continued collaborations with the folks here and in the broader “desi oon” community!

Costing Considerations 2: What’s a Fair Wage?

One of my goals during my last trip to Himachal was to better understand the economics of wool production in the region. I suspected that just as locals tend to describe herding as an occupation that people do only if they can’t do anything else, the going rates for wool products would undervalue the skilled…