Unmasking the Maya

Maya Today (Continued)

  Moon Costume
Ancient myths and folk tales survive through a rich oral literature. Chamula Firewalk
  Maya Procession
The modern Maya worship Christ, who is also the Sun, the protective patron saints, and the mountain gods of earth, rain, and thunder. Maya Shaman
  Conqueror Costumes They wear masks of the Spanish conquerors while struggling against modern social and economic pressures.
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  Weaving Border