Tzeltal Maya woman making pottery in Amatenango del Valle Village, Chiapas, Mexico. Amatenango del Valle is a village famous for its local pottery and hand made by potters using pre-Hispanic techniques to mold clay which is fired over open hearths.
A woman toasts chiles on a comal in a small Zapotec village near Oaxaca city. She will later grind the chiles to a fine paste using her metate and mano, then add masa to make the famous mole amarillo. (It was delicious)