Mission

Mayas teaching Mayas the hieroglyphs and ancient calendar.

All across the Maya world, in southern Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize, we are finding Maya colleagues thirsting to learn the writing of their ancestors. We support them with workshops and teaching materials.

A number of Maya scholars have already become advanced epigraphers in their own right and they are now teaching the glyphs and calendar to others. Our Maya colleagues have the training, the knowledge, the language and culture, and above all the desire to recover their own history. All they lack is financial resources. That is where MAM steps in: with grants to prepare and print teaching materials, with donations of digital projectors, and with help for transportation, meals, and lodging to attend workshops.

Our Maya colleagues already know what to do and how to do it; MAM’s mission is to support them.