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MARI Brown Bag: Ambrocia (Ixnal) Cuma Chavez "Mejlem: Ofrecimiento, a guide to Kaqchikel Maya canons of ritual offerings"

November 8th, 2013

Dinwiddie 305

Licenciada Ixnal Cuma Chávez will discuss the steps in ritual preparation that the modern Kaqchikel peoples of Guatemala take before important undertakings, such as planting, weddings, celebrations of birthdays, and inaugurating public works, including the erecting of commemorative stelae. Her talk is titled: “Mejlem: Ofrecimiento, a guide to Kaqchikel Maya canons of ritual offerings”

The talk will be in Spanish.

MARI Brown Bag Talk Series provides a venue for students and faculty focusing on topics related to Mesoamerica to discuss their latest research in an informal and friendly setting. Admission is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by Middle American Research Institute (MARI). Please remember to bring your lunch! For more information, please contact MARI at 504-865-5110.





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