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  • Millennial Pok Ta Pok

    By the light of the moon, with the resounding blow of the shell horns and intense aroma of incense and copal, dozens of people gather to watch one of the most ancient religious rituals of the mystic Maya world: Pok Ta Pok. Pok Ta Pok is the pre-Columbian ball game that the ancient (and now modern)...
  • El Hipil: Typical Garment Worn by Mestizas

    Influenced by the Spanish, the typical formal dress of Mestizas is the “terno”. It consits of three...
  • VozMaya Flash Cards: "It's Yours and it's Mayan"

    Jane Custer fell in love with Mexico on her first trip, in 1967. She was 14 and had never left the...
  • 2nd Independent Maya Festival

    The Maya culture is fascinating and mysterious, and a topic that, nationally and internationally,...
  • To'on, the Mayas of Today

    To'on, Maayáa'onil Le K'iino'oba'Through the eyes of independent cameras, the story is told and...
  • Season of Los Gremios

    September and October mark a special time of the year when colorful religious processions called...
  • Mayan Arts Today

    As anyone who has visited the Yucatán can tell you, Mayan culture is very much alive and thriving...
  • Who Were the Ancient Maya and Why Have They Remained Steeped in Mystery?

    When Europe was entrenched in the dark ages the Maya civilization was at its height. While Europe...
  • Mayan Gods

    Mayan mythology is complex and has a truly rich context, placing corn as the creative nature of...
  • Passage of the Souls

    On Friday, October 31 Mérida will present the 2014 edition of “Paseo de las Ánimas”, or Passage of...
  • Mayan Culture Festival 2013 - The Landscape

    T-K’amike’ex yéetel ki’ima óolal tin lu’umil
 T-K’amike’ex yéetel ki’ima óolal tin ka’an
 T-K’amike...
  • The Maya, the Sun, the Moon and the Stars

    By Jeanine Kitchel    “To the Maya, the starry sky was a nocturnal landscape, full...
  • Equinox

    On March 21st and September 21st you can witness the incredible accuracy of Maya astronomy as it...
  • The Fatherland and the Conquest: "Mestizaje"

    The accompanying image is a watercolor by artist Juan Manuel Mier y Terán, which refers and pays...
  • Maya 2012 Revealed

    If you do a Google search for “Dec. 21, 2012” you will see about 169,000,000 results. Not since the...
  • Regional Museum of Yucatan

    Housed in the spectacular Palacio Cantón, the Regional Museum of Yucatán is a must-see in Mérida....
  • Yucatan Festivals This Month

    Mexico is known for its fiestas, and Yucatán is no exception. Religious, cultural, commemorative,...
  • Fray Diego de Landa: A Contradiction

    Fray Diego de Landa was born in Spain in 1524, and came to Yucatán as a Franciscan monk in 1549....
  • Dutzi Design

    Dutzi Design Inc. is committed to great design, quality products, and helping the people of...
  • The Mayas Facing 2012

    Today’s Mayas look ahead to December 2012 as a critical point in the history of humanity; and they...
  • The Jaguar

    December 2012. End of the world? No. But it is a good moment to reflect upon the Mayan people and...
  • El Gran Museo del Mundo Maya

    Rich in Maya cultural and traditional heritage, El Gran Museo del Mundo Maya is an open passage...
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