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Published: 16 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394785-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9478-5
Published: 16 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394785
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9478-5
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399278-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9927-8
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399278-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9927-8
Published: 03 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385325-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
Published: 10 September 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384878-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8487-8
Published: 28 August 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377405-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7740-5
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374596-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7459-6
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
...Mayan Pyramids This chapter tells the story of a Mayan woman, over the sixteen years the author has known her, who went from being a hamlet schoolteacher and cultural rights activist through increasing involvement in transnational networks—which were like and unlike the ngo connections...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... This chapter tells how, in 2008, a mob from a highland town tried to kill a man known as El Millonario . As he had fled, they burned his home, Hummer, and gas station, on which they wrote “People’s property, sale prohibited.” This was the fallout from a Mayan-only development project that had...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 23 February 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380337-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8033-7
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-102
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394853-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9485-3
Book Chapter

By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... Guatemalan civil war traditional dances census language politics statistics Mayan Organizing 1.0 and 2.0 base-20 counting Mayan calendar quantity’s qualifications ...
Book Chapter

By Erin Beck
Published: 21 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
... holistic development grassroots Mayan culture Protestantism ...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... This chapter addresses the recent history of war, human rights struggles, and the Mayan movement in Guatemala. It describes two phases of Mayan Organizing, 1.0 (1985–ca. 1999) and 2.0 (the twenty-first century); both phases are struggling to overcome the wartime divide between “political...
Published: 21 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372912-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
... This chapter provides an organizational analysis of the Fraternity, a foreign-funded but locally founded and locally managed grassroots NGO that grew out of indigenous women’s collective action in the Presbyterian Church. Mayan women of the Fraternity mobilized within religious spheres to push...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
...When You Count You Begin with 1, 2, 3 This chapter engages the ground zero of genocide as well as zero as a source of enormous pride for postgenocide Mayan revitalization because their ancestors “discovered” it long before the Europeans. This matters because we all live in a world where...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374596-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7459-6
... Readers are introduced to the Q’eqchi’ Mayan village of Chicacnab, and to Project Eco-Quetzal, the NGO that located its interventions there. Some of the key themes and arguments of the book are summarized, and a brief overview of each chapter is offered. Maya Guatemala value enclosure...