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Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird

“Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird,” a story that we are publishing soon, is about ‘chantehs’. Now you’ll probably ask, “What is a chanteh?” A chanteh is a handicraft woven by the Qashqai tribe in Iran. It looks like a handbag, it is hand-woven and the Qashqai carry their small belongings in it. They can both carry it around or hang it off a wall. The women and girls of the tribe use their taste and skill in…