9 AJAW 8 PAX (February 5, 2012): A people without history is like a tree without roots

“ ‘A people without history is like a tree without roots,’ goes the famous saying. This is precisely what epigraphy signifies for the Maya people.” Antonio Cuxil, Maya Kaqchikel, MAM colleague.

Today, 9 Ajaw (February 5, 2012), we launch our new web site with our new name MAM: “Mayas for Ancient Mayan” and “Maya Antiguo para los Mayas.”

2011 saw our transition and change in focus. We no longer emphasize bringing Mayas to the workshops, now we bring the workshops to the Mayas. Continue reading