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Things to do while it rains

Here’s what I see with these group of Maya women: Have lunch Continue weaving Gossip a little Tell jokes Make some calls …


We’re Women of Maize

As I said before, it is impossible to think of the Guatemalan, Mexican and Mesoamerican diet without maize. From the Popul Vuh …


Guatemalan Family Ties

Most Guatemalan families are very tight with several generations often interacting with one another. It is not unusual to have at least …


Mayan Women with Poise

I can’t count the number of times my mother chastised me for slouching throughout my childhood. A few times she even succeeded in convincing me to practice walking with a book on my head so that I might “improve my posture.”