Mark Christiansen presents translations of Nahuatl and Yucatec
Mayan Christian texts, along with helpful commentaries on the origins, purposes, and particular linguistic and cultural elements of the texts.
Christensen a federal grant to support his ongoing translation and analysis of a rare, late 18th-century manuscript written in the Yucatec
Maya language by Christianized Mayas from the town of Teabo -- about a six-hour drive from Cancun -- in Mexico.
Telling and Being Told: Storytelling and Cultural Control in Contemporary Yucatec
Like his Isthmus Zapotee contemporaries Victor Teran and Irma Pineda, Yucatec
Maya poet Feliciano Sanchez Chan primarily writes contemporary pastoral love lyrics, but often incorporating significantly more traditional mythology than those poets, like Ruperta Bautista, who works in Tsotsil, or Juan Hernandez, whose Huasteca Nahuatl poems recount the mythology of corn.
This includes creating orthographies and vocabularies from spoken Nahuatl and Yucatec
Discussion encompasses the classic Maya civilization, the 260-day calendar and the 365-day calendar of the postclassic Yucatec
civilization, the Burner ceremonies of quadripartite 65-day intervals, and the 52-year calendar of the postclassic Aztec civilization.
Victoria, a Yucatec
Mayan-Chicana faculty member, cautioned that if ever the group's work became bound primarily by individualistic success and tenure expectations, "to some extent .
Showings are throughout the day - the Yucatec
Mayan language version will be shown only once at 4:30pm.
The Maya medicinal turtle, Xkokak, and a suggested alternate reading of two Yucatec
As he began work on his books, Pablo Remembers: The Fiesta Day of The Dead (1993), Mayeros: A Yucatec
Maya Family (1997), and The Pinata Maker I El Pinatero (1994), Ancona was discovering his own identity.
Their knowledge of Yucatec
Maya allows them the rare ability to decipher the original Maya texts.
Chichen Itza's Temple of Kukulkan, the feathered serpent god of the Yucatec
Maya, as rendered by Frederick Catherwood (1799-1854).