Amplify Indigenous Voices: Exploring the Maya World

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There are an estimated 7 million indigenous Maya living in southern Mexico and northern Central America at the start of the 21st century. Amplify their voices! …

There are an estimated 7 million indigenous Maya living in southern Mexico and northern Central America at the start of the 21st century. Amplify their voices!

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Don't wait for strangers to remind you of your duty, you have a conscience and a spirit for that. All the good you do must come from your own initiative.
- Popul Vuh


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  • 1. Explorando El Mundo Maya Exploring The Maya World planeta.wikispaces.com/maya ronmader • 09.2014
  • 2. Amplify Amplificano Voces Indígenas Indigenous Voices planeta.wikispaces.com/maya ronmader • 09.2014
  • 3. Who are the Maya?
  • 4. There are an estimated 7 million indigenous Maya living in southern Mexico and northern Central America at the start of the 21st century.
  • 5. Governments promote travel in the Maya World. image: @ sectur
  • 6. Who benefits?
  • 7. Our goal is authentic collaboration among Maya leaders, communities AND national / international tourism players.
  • 8. Travel should benefit indigenous communities. Travel should engage visitors.
  • 9. Maya People Visitors Tourism Pros Other Locals
  • 10. Tourism needs visitors.
  • 11. Tourism needs locals.
  • 12. On December 21, 2012 the Maya calendar concluded Baktún13 and a new Long Count begins. image: @ theilr
  • 13. The breakthrough we would like is learning more from the Maya themselves.
  • 14. Instead of performing in shows written about them, Maya people are engaging visitors face-to-face.
  • 15. We encourage visitors to learn the local lingo.
  • 16. Mayan Language (from Cancún) Baax ka walik - como estas - how are you? Mish va - bien - good Coish - vamos Coish hana - vamos a comer Jash kik – delicious Dios botik - gracias Vish a caba - Como te llamas? Ha - Agua Tsaten ha - Quiero agua He huo touch – casa Hanal bixan - day of the dead Muk bipollos - tamale cooked underground Tush cabeen - A donde vas? - Where are you going? Tin boy - me voy - I am going kash - pollo – chicken Kek - perro – dog Kehken - cochino - pig planeta.com • 10.2013
  • 17. Mah sah sah laa ch' ohi Is there happiness in your heart? - Q'eqchi' Maya
  • 18. We encourage Maya friends and friends of the Maya people to use the social web to amplify Maya voices.
  • 19. ecos.cdi.gob.mx/xepet.html
  • 20. soundcloud.com/elchilambalam
  • 21. radio.elchilambalam.com
  • 22. flickr.com/photos/48631567@N07
  • 23. planeta.wikispaces.com/maya
  • 24. slideshare.net/planeta/mayaworld Please Share!
  • 25. @ronmader planeta.com