FIRST WORKSHOP FOR ACHI MAYA
Andrés Cholotío, Executive Director of PLFM Foundation (Proyecto Linguistico Francisco Marroquín)
Brief overview of the activities at the workshop held in Cubulco, Baja Verapaz, Guatemala, July 14, 2013 [thanks, in part, to a grant from the donors at MAM].
Topics: The calendars from the codices and how to write in glyphs.
Organizer: Andrés Cholotío García and the Achi Linguistic Community.
Instructors: Clemente Maximiliano Peneleu and Hector Xol.
General Objective: Learning the knowledge of our grandmothers and grandfathers by means of deciphering the codices and the writings of the various texts that have been found.
Specific Objective: Develop the knowledge of the calendar found in the codices and apply it to everyday life. Apply the knowledge of epigraphy in today’s writing and discover the legacy of cosmic knowledge in it.