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    Resources: 35 listings
    Name and Description Nation Location
    Agreement on Identity and Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    Maya America - Central
    Peace Accords (1995)
    Arte Maya Tz`utuhil Museum and Gallery
    Maya America - Central
    Painters and Paintings from the Highlands of Guatemala Pintores y Pinturas del Altiplano de Guatemala. This on-line museum and art gallery focuses upon contemporary Mayan oil paintings from the highlands of Guatemala. Around 1929, two Mayan Indians, Rafael Gonzalez in San Pedro la Laguna and Andres Curuchich in San Juan Comalapa, independently began painting. Around 1950 Juan Sisay started painting in Santiago Atitlan. The number of self-taught indigenous painters grew slowly at first, each town developing its own style of painting. In 1994 there were more than 30 Mayan oil painters in San Pedro.
    Cholb'al Q'ij
    Maya Mexico
    These words are a call to support the transmition and teaching of the ancient Maya culture, the authentic Mayan culture.
    Comision Coordinadora Ejecutiva Defensoria Maya
    Maya America - Central
    CHUJ WALIJO'Q INFORMACION MENSUAL DE LA DEFENSORIA MAYA No.l GUATEMALA, FEBRERO l997 AÑO I.
    Eholee-Opal Designs
    Maya United States
    18th Century style Southeast Indian finger weaving created by Central American natives. Museum quality reproductions. Woodland Indian, Cherokee, Creek, Seminole clothing and accessorie
    El Futuro Maya: voces del presente
    Maya America - Central
    A video in which many different people provide perspectives on the Mayan culture and on the meaning of the Maya Movement. The video is in the language of Spanish. An English language subtitle version is in progress.
    Fundación Agri-Cultura Marcos Orozco
    Maya America - Central
    Healing the Wounds and Honoring the Peace in Guatemala.
    Gaceta chenera
    Maya Mexico
    This site are the first web about Hopelchén town of a center peninsula of Yucatán in México.with History, News,Pictures etc.
    Guatemala's Peacetime Challenge -- Maya Indians Rediscover Identity While Ladinos lose Theirs
    Maya America - Central
    from Jinn: An online zine from Pacific News Service
    Hach Winik Home Page
    Maya Mexico
    The Lacandons are the indigenous peoples of La Selva Lacandona in Chiapas, Mexico. They refer to themselves as the Hach Winik, meaning True People in their language. Their culture is inseparable from the Lacandon Rainforest where they have lived for hundreds of years. It is sometimes claimed that the Lacandons are the direct decendants of the classical civilizations of Palenque, Yaxchilan and Bonampak.
    Jaguar-Sun
    Maya Mexico
    About the Maya - Past and Present
    Maya Educational Foundation
    Maya America - Central
    MEF is a U.S. public foundation and non-profit organization that has been active since 1992. The primary focus of its work is to support Mayas who want to pursue higher education but lack the economic means to do so.
    La Maya Educational Foundation (MEF) les invita a participar en la tarea de promover y mejorar las oportunidades educativas para los mayas de Guatemala y México.
    Maya Research Program
    Maya Mexico
    The Maya Research Program is a not-for-profit research organization that focuses on the ancient Maya. The Maya Research Program with more than 300 members is an independent organization affiliated with St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas. While MRP strives to better understand the past, we also seek to inform the public about the Maya, preserve and protect Maya ruins and assist those with similar goals.
    Mayan Astronomy Page
    Maya Mexico
    Includes information on the Maya Calendar, Astronomy and Writing. Provides a small amount of basic background information.
    Mayan Epigraphic Database Project (MED)
    Maya America - Central
    A static database of glyph images and their associated
    Mayan Foktales
    Maya America - Central
    These stories were told to Fernando Peñalosa by don Pedro Miguel Say, a famous Q'anjob'al storyteller from San Miguel Acátan, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, who now lives in Los Angeles, California, in the Koreatown area. Each month new folktales will be reprinted on the FolkArt & Craft Exchange. Permission to reproduce these stories not for profit is hereby granted, provided all copies contain the following notice: "From Tales and Legends of the Q'anjob'al Maya, published by Yax Te' Press, copyright 1995."
    Mayan Folktales
    Maya Mexico
    Mayan Folktales as translated by Fernando Peñalosa. Includes "The Disobedient Son", "A Mayan Life", The Rabbit and the Coyote", "The Rabbit throws out his Sandle", and "The Jaguar and the Little Skunk".
    Mayan Game of Chance
    Maya America - Central
    Games of chance were quite popular in a number of Mesoamerican cultures; the Aztecs' addiction to the game of Patolli is well known. Fra Diego Duran wrote that the stakes they played for sometimes rose so high that the loser lost not only his wealth but his freedom too, selling himself into slavery to pay his debt. (One should keep in mind that Father Duran may have been prejudiced; he fiercely disapproved of Patolli because the players invoked the names of Aztec gods during the game).
    NamasteDirect
    Maya America - Central
    NamasteDirect funds microcredit loans in several areas of Guatemala for indigenous Mayan women. It also participates in a scholarship program for the borrowers' children. The motto of NamasteDirect is "Ending Poverty One Loan at a Time".
    North East Zapatista (Solidarity) Network
    Maya Mexico
    "Unlike many of the Zapatista/Chiapas-related sites on the web, the North East Zapatista Solidarity Network is an actual organization, and this site is merely one of our organs. The NEZSN is an affiliation of autonomous groups and activists around the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada concerned with the ongoing events in Chiapas, in particular the Zapatistas' struggle against the oppressive impositions of multinational capital and the Mexican government."
    Rabbit In The Moon: Mayan Glyphs And Architecture
    Maya America - Central
    Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Quiche Mayan
    Maya America - Central
    Through her life story, which was published as I, Rigoberta Menchú and a film entitled When the Mountains Tremble, which illustrates the struggles and sufferings of the Maya people. Menchú also became well known in the Western world as an advocate of Indian rights and ethno-cultural reconciliation. Rigoberta Menchú accepted the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize in the name of all indigenous people.
    Saq' Be': Organization for Mayan and Indigenous Spiritual Studies
    Maya US - Southwest
    Saq' Be' serves to educate the public on current Indigenous struggles, assist Indigenous communities in the preservation of their spiritual traditions, and arrange for meetings and exchanges between spiritual leaders of Indigenous communities and the general public, with an emphasis on involving young adults. The organization's current focus is working with the highland Maya of Guatemala.
    Saxakali
    Maya America - South
    History of Mathematics in the Americas
    Servicio Internacional para la Paz / International Service for Peace (SIPAZ)
    Maya Mexico
    Servicio Internacional para la Paz/International Service for Peace is a coalition of North American, Latin American and European organizations formed in 1995 to support the peace process in Chiapas, Mexico. SIPAZ combines violence reduction and peacebuilding strategies in Chiapas with efforts to inform and mobilize the international community.
    The American Indian Friends Coalition
    Maya United States
    Our initial objective is to provide badly needed aid and assistance to the large number of Mayan families that have recently moved to the United States for political asylum.
    The Council of Maya Elders Website
    Maya United States
    A page constructed by the Ajq'ijaab' Elders of the Maya Nation. It's main goal is to educate people with Maya teachings including cultural and historical information.
    The Rigoberta Menchú Tum Foundation
    Maya America - Central
    The Search of Lord Pakal Ahau in the 21st Century
    Maya Mexico
    The author describes syncronicities with the opening of Pakal's Royal Tomb as well as modern scientific thinking based on the Maya legacy of the Classic Era.
    The Yucatan
    Maya Mexico
    Information about the Yucatan, including Mayan Astronomy and a Gallery of Images from the Dresden Codex.
    Todos Santos Cuchumatan
    Maya America - Central
    The municipality of Todos Santos Cuchumatan is located in the department of Huehuetenango in northwestern Guatemala. The vast majority of the approximately 25,000 people living there are Maya who speak a language known as Mam. This website is meant to serve as a means for this community to promote its own civic improvement projects among the international users of the internet.
    Toledo Maya Cultural Council
    Maya America - Central
    The Toledo Maya Cultural Council is a Mayan non-profit organization working on behalf of Mayan communities in Belize to secure basic human rights. The TMCC has done very much to help their communties and bring international aattention to their struggle to preserve their Homeland
    tropical field station with the Itza Maya
    Maya America - Central
    The tropical fieldstation in San josé, Petén, Guatemala works with the Itzá Maya in San José, Petén since 1990. Cultural survival, etnobotany and environmental questions of the tropical forest are the main points of our studies. We invite students and interested tourists
    URNG-Government Dialogue: Indians Exluded Once Again
    Maya America - Central
    The following statement is from the League of Organizations of the Maya People of Guatemala (Coordinación de Organizaciones del Pueblo Maya de Guatemala, COPMAGUA, also known by its Maya acronym SAJB'ICHIL) on negotiations. May 2, 1995.
    YA BASTA: The EZLN Page
    Maya Mexico
    Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional Año 17 de la lucha y séptimo de la guerra contra el olvido y la mentira




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