4 edition of Fables & Other Mayan Tales of Atitlan found in the catalog.
December 7, 2007
by Adventures in Education, Inc.
Written in English, Spanish, Castilian
|Contributions||Richard Morgan Szybist (Editor), Felipe Ujpan Mendoza (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||106|
This collection of folklore offers a rich and lively panorama of Mayan mythic heritage. Here are everyday tales of village life; legends of witches, shamans, spiritualists, tricksters, and devils; fables of naguales, or persons who can change into animal forms; ribald stories of love and life; cautionary tales of strange and menacing neighbors and of the danger lurking within the human : James D Sexton. Fables & Other Mayan Tales Of Atitlan (Spanish Edition) This is a collection of 12 folktales from the various Mayan communities around the shoreline of Lake Atitlan, located in the highlands of Guatemala.
Mayan folktales. New York: Anchor Books, (OCoLC) Online version: Mayan folktales. New York: Anchor Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / . Originally published in by Anchor Press, this translated and edited collection of folklore offers a panorama of Mayan mythic heritage. These legends narrate origin and creation stories, explain the natural world and reinforce cultural belief and values such as .
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An entertaining and educational collection of stories, Fables & Other Mayan Tales of Atitlan can be a useful tool for students learning Spanish or English.
This book and his Lake Atitlan Resource Guide, are available at Posada Encuentros and Bus Stop Book Store in Panajachel. Felipe Ujpan Mendoza is the author of Fables & Other Mayan Tales of Atitlan ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews)1/5(1).
Within this book Sexton has translated and edited thirty-five Mayan folktales told to him by his friend Ignacio Bizarro Ujpan who is a Tzutuhil Mayan Indian living in a town along the shores of Lake Atitlan in the highlands of Guatemala.
The tales related are witty, fun and serious and sometimes bring one up with a 4/4(8). These books form a trilogy which collectively treat the natural and cultural history of Atitlan; fables and folktales of its Mayan inhabitants; and natural healing, with an emphasis on Mayan shamanism.
Morgan owns and operates Aventuras en Educación, S.A. which specializes in. The Bird Who Cleans the World and other Mayan Fables– What a gift for all of us in our modern world. Author Victor Montejo has collected 32 Jakaltek Mayan folktales here, tales he first heard from his mother and the elders of his Guatemalan village, tales addressing such themes as creation and the natural world, mutual respect and virtuous action, all illustrated with Mayan images and Mayan artwork/5.
This magnificent collection gathers together tales from Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, to offer a rich and lively Mayan mythic heritage. Compiled and translated by James D. Sexton, an eminent anthropologist, Mayan Folktales reflects nearly twenty years of research and travel, and offers the reader a broad selection of folkloric voices both ancient.
fÁbulas y otros cuentos mayas de atitlÁn. fables & other mayan tales atitlan (bilingue) as told to a polish gypsy, richard morgan szybist, q this is a collection. Year 6 Mayans books (fiction) Maya Myths. The Chocolate Tree: A Mayan Folktale (On My Own Folklore) Mayan Folktales: Folklore from Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.
The Hero Twins: Against the Lords of Death: A Mayan Myth. The Bird Who Cleans the World and Other Mayan Fables. Fiction set in or linked to Ancient Maya.
The Mystery at the Mayan. This collection of folklore offers a rich and lively panorama of Mayan mythic heritage. Here are everyday tales of village life; legends of witches, shamans, spiritualists, tricksters, and devils; fables of naguales, or persons who can change into animal forms; ribald stories of love and life; cautionary tales of strange and menacing neighbors and of the danger lurking within the human heart.
Mayan Folktales: Folklore from Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. If you’re looking for a children’s book of Guatemalan folktales – this is the book for you. Mayan Folktales: Folklore from Lake Atitlán, Guatemala covers a collection of tales from the Lake Atitlán area of Guatemala and is part of our children’s books set in Guatemala collection.
Their efforts can be appreciated in two delightful books: Heart of Heaven, Heart of Earth and Other Mayan Folktales and Mayan Folktales: Folklore from Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. "The stories captivate the reader’s interest by various means. Panajachel, my new home View from the shore of Panajachel “The Lake Atitlan Reference Guide” and “Fables & Other Mayan Tales of Atitlan.” He "made it all up" as far as the Mayan tales go, which he admitted after a few too many drinks one day.
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This collection of folklore offers a rich and lively panorama of Mayan mythic heritage. Here are everyday tales of village life; legends of witches, shamans, spiritualists, tricksters, and devils; fables of naguales, or persons who can change into animal forms; ribald stories of love and life; cautionary tales of strange and menacing neighbors and of the danger lurking within the human : University of New Mexico Press.
For those interested in dissecting the culture of this region, Mayan Folktales is a good place to start. It provides valuable information on diverse aspects of the culture of Lake Atitlan, with a complete introduction, bibliography, notes, and even a glossary that defines some of the stories' indigenous terms.
The Bird Who Cleans the World and other Mayan Fables is collection of Jakaltek Mayan folktales, first told to the author by his mother and the elders of his Guatemalan village.
They deal with the themes of creation, nature, mutual respect, and ethnic relations and conflicts. Few visitors to Lake Atitlan are familiar with the many fables that surround Cerro de Oro.
Actually, only a small number of residents know anything about the hill or the population that borders it. Old legends say that when the Spanish first came to Lake Atitlan, they looked for the gold they believed the Maya hid from them in the caves and.
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Sexton, James D. Sexton (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(7).The Skunk and the Rabbit-- Mayan folktale retold by Victor Montejo in The Bird that Cleaned the World and Other Mayan Fables The Possum and the Janguar from the same book A Mayan Life: A Birth in the Village --By Gaspar Pedro Gonzalez, a Mayan writer who .