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New this week; Sage from USA, saltlamps from Pakistan and dreamcatchers from Indonesia. Very slowly, countries will open again, Morocco will open, and we expect a 40 foot container with Selenite, minerals and fossils next week. 

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Maya luck dolls in basket

Maya luck dolls in basket

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Maya luck dolls in basket

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100% natural materials and honest materials designed by Maya Indians in Guatemala. We support the work of these people offering those children education.

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The Maya (Maya Yucateeks: maaya'ob, Spanish: mayas) are a people of southern Mexico and northern Central America. The term is used as an umbrella term for 29 indigenous people from the same region, which hebben.Er same cultural and linguistic background are 8 to 9 million Mayans, the vast majority living in Guatemala and southern Mexico (Yucatán, Quintana Roo, Campeche , Chiapas and Tabasco), with smaller communities in Belize, Honduras and El Salvador. In deVerenigde States and northern Mexico are relatively large emigrant communities. Many Mayans are struggling with the problem that they want to take advantage of the good aspects of the modern world, while in the meantime do not want to lose their own identity on the one hand. During the twentieth century, the Mayas was not only a victim of neglect and disenfranchisement, but also of persecution and mass murder. More than eighty percent of the 200,000 victims of the Guatemalan civil war (1960-1996) consisted of Maya. In the eighties, under presidents Romeo Lucas García and Efraín Ríos Montt, Guatemala took an outright genocide against the Maya population place. The Roman Catholic Church of Guatemala has often heinous crimes documented in detail, a bishop of the diocese, Juan Gerardi killed. Someone who Mayan side campaigning against persisting impunity is Rigoberta Menchú (Nobel Peace Prize, 1992). Under international pressure in recent years, moreover, granted more rights to the sizeable Mayan population share. Especially bilingual education is internationally well praised. In Mexico flared tensions in 1994 when the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) in Chiapas rebelled. Since the seventies, many Mayas converted to Protestantism. Among the Mayas in Guatemala and Chiapas, there are now more Protestants than Catholics. Especially evangelical Christianity and Pentecostal churches are popular. This change is not undisputed. At the time of the 'violence' (the 'violencia') was indeed the work of North American Protestant missionaries promoted by a murderous Guatemalan government, while progressive Catholic priests were properly prosecuted. Many old (community) traditions are under the influence of the anti-ritualistic Protestantism disappear, although this has the advantage that Protestant Maya no longer required to fulfill the often expensive community obligations and thereby achieve economic development in the Western sense.

 

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