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2012: Business as Usual

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Author/Creator
Danielle DeLuca
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 2, 40 Years of Advocacy, June 2012, p. [?]
Description
Discusses the expectations and ceremonies planned by Mayan priests' for the end of the "long-count" calendar cycle on December 21, 2012.
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2012: End of the World?

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Author/Creator
Danielle DeLuca
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1, Sacred Places, Sacred Lifeways, March 2012, p. [?]
Description
Discusses how the Indigenous Mayans are planning to pray, and celebrate the change of the 2012 cycle.
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2012 End-of-the-World Prophecy Discredited (Again)

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Author/Creator
Agnes Portalewska
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 3, Defending Life First, September 2012, p. [?]
Description
Discusses the mural in a chamber in Xultún that confirms the Mayan calendar does not predict that the world will end.
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Barrier to Healthcare Access Faced by Indigenous Women in the Guatemalan Highland

Alternate Title
Barriers to Healthcare Access Faced by Indigenous Women in the Guatemalan Highland
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Emily A. Kragel
Logan N. Beyer
David L. Boyd
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 13, no. 1, A Barrier-free Health System for Indigenous Communities, August 2018, pp. 104-121
Description
Data collected from 15 study participants living in three different communities indicates a hierarchy of barriers with the barrier of geography appearing to be the first and most difficult to overcome. Subsequent barriers include cost, perceived quality of care, trust of medical provider and available time.
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Breaching Indigenous Law: Canadian Mining in Guatemala

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Shin Imai
Ladan Mehranvar
Jennifer Sander
Indigenous Law Journal, vol. 6, no. 1, 2007, pp. 102-139
Description
Case study on a small Indigenous community, in Guatemala, that held a vote on whether to allow a Canadian mining company the right to work on its territory.
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Breaking the Silence on Violence Against Indigenous Girls, Adolescents and Young Women: A Call to Action Based on an Overview of Existing Evidence from Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America

Documents & Presentations
Description
Report addresses call from United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous issues (UNPFII) for United Nations agencies and the United States to contribute to the study of violence against girls and women, particularly in areas where armed conflict is taking place.
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Celebrating 2012, Maya Style

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Author/Creator
Danielle DeLuca
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 4, Free, Prior, and Informed Consent, December 2012, p. [?]
Description
Indigenous youth discuss the changes needed by the state as they celebrate Oxlajuj B'ak'tun.
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Change Is in All of Us

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Author/Creator
Danielle DeLuca
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 37, no. 1, The Electronic Drum: Community Radios Role in Indigenous Language Revitalization, March 2013, p. [?]
Description
Discussion about the end of the Oxlajuj B'aq'tun and the start of a new era that should be seen as an opportunity for positive renewal to generate changes in society.
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Citizen Maya

Theses
Author/Creator
Guillermo Alberto Padilla
Description
Latin American Studies Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of California, Berkeley, 2005.
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Contemporary Marxist Theory and Native American Reality

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Russel Lawrence Barsh
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 12, no. 3, Summer, 1988, pp. 187-211
Description
An analysis of the similarity of ideologies between capitalism and communism for Indigenous communities.
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The Cost of Discrimination in Latin America

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Author/Creator
Harry Anthony Patrinos
Studies In Comparative International Development, vol. 35, no. 2, Summer, 2000, pp. 3-17
Description
Statistics reveal inequalities exist in Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru among both Indigenous peoples and linguistic minorities.
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A Day In the Life of Radio Doble Via

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Author/Creator
Hope Ross
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 4, The Interconnectedness of Languages, Rivers, and Forests, December 2011
Description
Discusses how the Guatemalan community radio station plays an important role in providing information and preserving values pertaining to the various Indigenous cultures.
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Do Traditional Medicines Work?

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Author/Creator
George Simeon
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 2, no. 4, December 1978, pp. 15-18
Description
Reports on the effectiveness of traditional medical practices and how modern and traditional methods can often compliment each other.
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Editorial-Indigenous Pedagogies: Resurgence and Restoration

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tracy L. Friedel
Jo-Ann Archibald
Ramona Big Head
Georgina Martin
Marissa Muñoz
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 35, no. 1, 2012, pp. 1-6, 221, 223-224
Description
Editorial introduction to this issue on decolonizing systems of teaching and learning, educational spaces and the enactment of culture, and pedagogies of wholeness.
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Ethnocide and Identity in the Mexican Exile of the Guatemalan Maya

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Author/Creator
Carlos Camacho Nassar
Indigenous Affairs, no. 3, Migration, 2007, pp. 18-25
Description
Looks at different migrations and changes to the Mayan identity as a result of violence in the 1980s and their return to Guatemala to rebuild their society. To access this article, scroll down to page 18.
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Free Knowledge: Confronting the Commodification of Human Discovery

Alternate Title
[Gnaritas Nullius (No One's Knowledge): The Essence of Traditional Knowledge and Its Colonization through Western Legal Regimes]
[Indigenous Knowledge: A K’iche-Mayan Perspective]
[Renegotiated Relationships and New Understandings: Indigenous Protocols]
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Joel Westheimer
Sally Mahood
Arthur Schafer
Claire Polster … Lorenzo Barreno
Gregory Younging
Jane Anderson … [et al.]
Description
See Part 3: "Knowledge Sovereignty: Indigenous Resistance and Resiliencies".
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From the Editor: Scope and Range

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chadwick Allen
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 28, no. 1, Spring, 2016, pp. vii-viii
Description
Introduces articles in issue.
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Genocide against Indigenous Peoples: International Law and the Experiences of the Canadian and Guatemalan Truth Commissions

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Emmanuel Guematcha
International Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 10, no. 2, June 18, 2019
Description
Article compares the processes and findings of the Truth Commissions in Canada and Guatemala; discusses how the idea and crime of genocide appears in national narratives, and how the findings of these commissions are part of a larger evolution of the 1948 United Nations Genocide Convention.
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Guatemala Tragedy Gets Little Attention

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, October 31, 2005, p. B1
Description
Hurricane Stan (2005), which affected mostly poor Indians and left hundreds dead and missing, occurred between two other natural disasters and virtually went unnoticed and poorly reported on.
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Healing Hidden Wounds

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Author/Creator
Nieves Gomez
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 3, Reparations for Indigenous Peoples, Fall, 2007
Description
Comments on the necessity of a reparations program that will address the psychosocial affects of abuse, although the atrocities will never be forgotten.
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Implications of Gender and Household Roles in Indigenous Maya Communities in Guatemala for Child Nutrition Interventions

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Heather Wehr
Anita Chary
Meghan Farley Webb
Peter Rohloff
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 10, no. 1, Sharing Knowledge Across Nations, 2014, pp. 99-112
Description
Study uses focus group data from two communities to explore gender and intra-household power dynamics as they relate to child-rearing practices and to nutritional decision-making.
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