Our Elders Teach Us

Our Elders Teach Us

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, In this rich and dynamic work, David Carey Jr. provides a new perspective on contemporary Guatemalan history by allowing the indigenous peoples to speak for themselves. Valuable to historians, anthropologists, archaeologists, or anyone interested in Mayan and Latin American studies, this book will inform as well as enchant. , During this time, I compiled oral versions of Kaqchikel history to develop a sixth- grade-level Kaqchikel history textbook. ... The book will be used to teach Kaqchikel students about Kaqchikel history and life in their own language. ... I also performed voluntary communal labor on roads, assisted in the construction of a school and homes, gathered firewood in the surrounding hills, and did other daily chores.

Title:Our Elders Teach Us
Author:David Carey
Publisher:University of Alabama Press - 2001-11-13


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