Maya Tzeltal culture

Rediscovering the Maya Tzeltal culture. 3- The corn people

“The birds sing to ask the sky for rain. They sing for corn to grow, the life food of creation. Our elders knew the needs of the animals well; they allowed them to eat a part of the harvest, because…

Rediscovering the Maya Tzeltal culture – 2. The Mayan Altar

“Accompany me during the construction of the altar, I will explain our culture to you” said Don Leonardo, a curandero of the Indio Theology at a meeting attended by twenty-two communities. I humbly accepted, surprised and honoured by the proposal…