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Mayan Traditions

Mayan Traditions

Today,  Tues. March 19, 2013, Guatemalan courts begin the first ever trial of a Latin American dictator in his own country.  Reuters  announced today that ” prosecutors allege Rios Montt turned a blind eye as soldiers used rape, torture and arson against leftist insurgents and targeted indigenous people during a ‘scorched earth’ military offensive that […]

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Mayan Culture

Today we had the chance to participate in a traditional Mayan ceremony, which was performed by a Mayan priest. One of the ideas embedded within the Mayan culture is to “do as your heart desires.” This is evidenced by the fact that you only participated if your heart told you to. We stood in a […]

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