home latest search about culture history travel contact

Mayan Languages and Cultures

The Mesoamerican context 
New system of orthography 
Classification of Mayan languages and cultures
    More on Mayan languages, Proto-Mayan, and the origins of the Maya
The Garifuna Journey

Maya Cosmology and Belief

Principal gods 
Maya Calendar(s)
Maya numeric notation 
Maximon, an auspicioius folk deity
Yaxche, the Maya Tree of Life

Daily Life


Maya Art and Architecture

The Maya and the Golden Section
The Fountain at La Merced, La Antigua, Guatemala
Door knockers at La Antigua, Guatemala

Maya Symbology


The Contemporary Maya World

Penguins in Bed

Festivals and Celebrations

Palos Voladores
Kites at Santiago Sacatepequez


The Art of Political Murder
Rigoberto Menchu in Poptun