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Shamans, Witches, and Maya Priests: Native Religion and Ritual in Highland Guatemala

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Enlivened with 102 photographs and 50 figures and maps,Shamans, Witches, and Maya Priestsexplores the “old ways” that still prevail in the Q’anjob’al, Akatek, and Chuj communities of the remote northwestern Cuchumatán Mountains. Krystyna Deuss provides vivid descriptions and images of the traditional rites and rituals she witnessed during fifteen years of fieldwork. These ...more
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Published January 15th 2013 by The Guatemalan Maya Centre
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Personal account of the landscape, costumes, religions and fading traditions of the Mayan peoples of the Western Highlands of Guatemala, especially the Q'anjob'al speaking people of Santa Eulalia.
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