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SNA JTZ'IBAJOM (The House of the Writer)

Address: Calle Tonalá, Barrio el Cerrillo, San Cristóbal de las Casas 29220, Chiapas, Mexico, or A.P. #4, San Cristóbal. Phone and fax: 011-52-967-8-3120.

E-mail: snajtzibaj@laneta.apc.org.   (They do not speak English.)

Tax-deductible donations may be made through Cultural Survival,Inc., 221 Prospect St, Cambridge, MA 02139 and Maya Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 38, South Woodstock, VT 05071-0038.

President: Juan Benito de la Torre López

 

FOMMA (Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya)

Tzeltal-Tzotzil woman's cooperative, focussing on urban women and children cohorts in San Cristóbal de las Casas, providing literacy classes in the two languages, child-care, and theatre, performed in Spanish, addressing Maya women's problems.

E-mail: mujerm@mundomaya.com.mx     (They do not speak English.)

Address: Calle Argentina #14, Barrio Mexicanos, San Cristóbal de las Casas 29240,
Chiapas, Mexico. Phone and fax: 011-52-967-8-6730.

Tax-deductible donations may be made through
Maya Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 38, South Woodstock, VT 05071-0038.

President: Petrona de la Cruz Cruz.

 

COALITION OF IMMOKALEE WORKERS

Address: P.O. Box 603, Immokalee, FL 34143. Phone: (941) 657-8361. Fax: (941) 657-5055.

E-mail: CoaImmWkr@aol.com.

Director: Lucas Benítez.

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REFERENCES

 

MAYA

 
  Tedlock, Dennis  
  1985

Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition of the Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life and the Glories of Gods and Kings / Translated by Dennis Tedlock, with commentary based on the ancient knowledge of the modern Quiché Maya, New York: Simon and Schuster

 

 

MAYA - Children

 
  Nye, Naomi Shehab, (ed.)  
  1995

The Tree Is Older Than You Are, New York: Simon and Schuster

 

 

CHIAPAS MAYA

 
  Bricker, Victoria Reifler  
  1981

The Indian Christ, the Indian King: The Historical Substrate of Maya Myth and Ritual, Austin: University of Texas Press.

  Collier, George Allen and Elizabeth Lowery Quaratiello  
  1994

Basta!: Land and the Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas, Oakland, CA., Food First, the Institute for Food and Development Policy.

  Gosner, Kevin  
  1992

Soldiers of the Virgin: The Moral Economy of a Colonial Maya Rebellion, Tucson: The University of Arizona Press.

  Köhler, Ulrich  
  2000

"The Maya of Chiapas since 1965," Handbook of Middle American Indians, Supplement, vol. 6: Ethnology, 179-206, Austin, University of Texas Press.

  Limón, Graciela,  
  2001

Erased Faces: A Novel, Houston: Arte Público.

 

 

TZELTAL AND TZOTZIL

 
  Berlin, Elois Ann and Brent  
  1996

Medical Ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, México: The Gastrointestinal Diseases, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

  Bricker, Victoria R. and Gary H. Gossen (eds.)  
  1989

Ethnographíc Encounters in Southern Mesoamerica: Essays in Honor of Evon Zartman Vogt, Jr., Albany: Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, State University of New York Press.

  Laughlin, Robert M.  
  1984

"Tzotzil and Tzeltal: Who in the World?" in Gertrude Blom, Bearing Witness, Alex Harris and Margaret Sartor, eds., 16-25, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

  Morris, Walter F. and Jeffrey J. Foxx (phot.)  
  1987

Living Maya, New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc.

  Siverts, Henning  
  1973

Drinking Patterns in Highland Chiapas: A Teamwork Approach to the Study of Semantics through Ethnography, Bergen, Oslo, and Tröm: Universitetsforleget.

  Vogt, Evon Z.  
  1994

Fieldwork among the Maya: Reflections on the Harvard Chiapas Project, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

 

 

TZELTAL - AMATENANGO

 
  Nash, June C.  
  1961

In the Eyes of the Ancestors: Belief and Behavior in a Maya Community, New Haven: Yale University Press.

 

 

TZELTAL - TENEJAPA

 
  Berlin, Brent, Dennis E. Breedlove and Peter Raven  
  1974

Principles of Tzeltal Plant Classification, New York and San Francisco: Academic Press.

  Hunn, Eugene  
  1977

Tzeltal Folk Zoology, San Francisco: Academic Press.

 

 

TZOTZIL

 
  Laughlin, Robert M.  
  2001

"Tzotzil," The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures, David Carrasco, ed., 281-284, Oxford: Oxford Uníversíty Press.

 

 

TZOTZIL - CHAMULA

 
  Gossen, Gary H.  
  1974

Chamulas in the World of the Sun: Time and Space in a Maya Oral Tradition, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

  1999

Telling Maya Tales: Tzotzil Identities in Modern Mexico, New York and London: Routledge.

  Pozas, Ricardo  
  1962

Juan the Chamula: An Ethnological Re-creation of the Life of a Mexican Indian, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

  Rosenbaum, Brenda P.  
  1993

With Our Heads Bowed: The Dynamics of Gender in a Maya Community, Albany: Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, State University of New York.

  Wilson, Carter  
  1974

Crazy February: Death and Life in the Mayan Highlands of Mexico, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press.

  1995

A Green Tree and a Dry Tree: A Novel of Chiapas, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

 

 

TZOTZIL - CHENALHÓ

 
  Eber, Christine  
  1995

Women and Alcohol in a Highland Maya Town: Water of Hope, Water of Sorrow, Austin: University of Texas Press.

  Guiteras-Holmes, Calixta  
  1962

Perils of the Soul: The World View of a Tzotzil Indian, New York: Free Press of Glencoe.

 

  TZOTZIL - ZINACANTAN  
  Blaffer, Sarah C.  
  1963

The Black-man of Zinacantan: A Central American Legend, Austin and London: University of Texas Press.

  Breedlove, Dennis E., and Robert M. Laughlin  
  1993 "The Flowering of Man: A Tzotzil Botany of Zinacantán," Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 35, Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  Bricker, Victoria Reifler  
  1973 Ritual Humor in Highland Chiapas, Austin and London: University of Texas Press.
   Cancian, Francesca
1975

What Are Norms?: A Study of Beliefs and Action in a Maya Community, New York and London: Cambridge University Press.

Cancian, Frank
  1962

Change and Uncertainty in a Peasant Economy: The Maya Corn Farmers of Zinacantán, Stanford: Stanford University Press.

  1965

Economics and Prestige in a Maya Community: The Religious Cargo System in Zinacantán, Stanford: Stanford University Press.

  1974

Another Place: Photographs of a Maya Community, San Francisco: The Scrimshaw Press.

  1992

The Decline of Community in Zinacantán: Economy, Public Life, and Social Stratification, 1960-1987, Stanford: Stanford University Press.

 

Collier, George Allen

 
  1992

Fields of the Tzotzil: The Ecological Basis of Tradition in Highland Chiapas, Austin: University of Texas Press.

 

Collier, Jane Fishburne

 
  1975 Law and Social Change in Zinacantan, Stanford: Stanford University Press.
  Haviland, John Beard  
  1977 Gossip, Reputation and Knowledge in Zinacantan, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  Hunt, Eva  
  1963 The Transformation of the Hummingbird: Cultural Roots of a Zinacantecan Mythical Poem, Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press.
  Karasik, Carol (ed.)  
  1988 The People of the Bat: Mayan Tales and Dreams from Zinacantán, Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  Laughlin, Robert M.  
  1975 "The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of San Lorenzo Zinacantán," Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 19, Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  1976 "Of Wonders Wild and New: Dreams from Zinacantán," Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 22, Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  1977 "Of Cabbages and Kings: Tales from Zinacantán," Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 23, Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  1980 "Of Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax: Sundries from Zinacantán," Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 25, Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.
 

Laughlin, Robert M., and John B. Haviland

 
  1988

"The Great Tzotzil Dictíonary of Santo Domingo Zinacantán: With Grammatícal Analysis and Historical Commentary," Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 31, Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

 

Laughlin, Robert M. (trans.) and Carol Karasik (ed.)

 
  1996

Mayan Tales from Zinacantán: Dreams and Stories from the People of the Bat, Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

 

Vogt, Evon Z.

 
  1969

Zinacantan: A Maya Community in the Highlands of Chiapas, Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University.

  1970 The Zinacantecos of Mexico: A Modern Maya Way of Life, New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
  1993

Tortillas for the Gods: A Symbolic Analysis of Zinacanteco Rituals, Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press.

 

  TZOTZIL - ZINACANTAN (Travelers to the United States)  
  Laughlin, Robert M.  
  1980

"Of Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax: Sundries from Zinacantán," Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 25, Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

 

  TZOTZIL - ZINACANTAN (Children)  
  Lifton, Betty Jean  
  1976

Jaguar, My Twin, New York: Atheneum.

 

 

SNA JTZ'IBAJOM

 
  Breslin, Patrick  
  1992

"Coping with change, the Maya discover the play's the thing," Smithsonian, 78-87.

  Craig, Sienna  
  1993 "Mayan Dreams: Pride and Resistance in the Highlands," Summit, fall, 60-69.
  Frischmann, Donald H.  
  1994

"New Mayan Theatre in Chiapas: Anthropology, Literacy & Social Drama," in Negotiating Performance: Gender, Sexuality and Theatricality in Latin/o America, Diana Taylor and Juan Villegas, eds., Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press.

  1979

"Contemporary Mayan Theatre & Ethnic Conflict: The Recovery and (Re)Interpretation of History," in Imperialism & Theatre, Ellen Gainor, ed., London: Routledge.

  Laughlin, Miriam,
 
  1991

"Arts: The Drama of Mayan Women," Ms., 3, July-August, 88-89.

  1991-1992

"Mayan Women Playwrights," Belles Lettres, 7, 2, 45 + 47.

 

Laughlin, Robert M.

 
  1994

"Mayan Renaissance: Sna Jtz'ibajom, the House of the Writer," Cultural Survival Quarterly, winter, 13-15.

  1995

"From All for All: A Tzotzil-Tzeltal Tragicomedy," American Anthropologist, 97, 3, 528-542.

  1999

"We Are the Real People: Tzotzil-Tzeltal Mayan Storytelling on the Stage," in Traditional Storytelling Today: An International Encyclopedia, Margaret McDonald, ed., 494-497, Chicago & London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers.

 

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