Valladolid 2010

Valladolid workshop with Crisanto and Patricia

by Bruce Love

In May, 2010, I gave a workshop in Valladolid, Yucatán, at the invitation of FoM colleague Crisanto Kumul. Attending were “high school” students from Crisanto’s home town of Siisbicch’en and university students from UNO (Universidad del Oriente), all speakers of Mayat’aan (Yucateco). The setting was perfect, in an old converted hacienda on the northern outskirts of town. FoM colleague Patricia Martínez Huchim from nearby Tizimin assisted.

The workbook gave an introduction to the Maya calendar and the Maya Codices. When I called for a break the students would not leave their seats. Instead they used the opportunity to really get into it with the other students. Continue reading