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The Maya Grand Elders uncover the meaning 2012 and warn about future (tags)
The Maya have taken center stage because many fear the supposed end date of their calendar marks the end of the world. Most of this information comes from non-Mayans and it is not accurate. Because of this the National Council of Elders Mayas, Xinca and Garifuna recently addressed the world. Their message is simple: ?Our actions have created a world out of balance that must be rebalanced immediately in order for us to avoid more suffering?for humans and for all life.?
Pataxte,(Theobroma Bicolor): Real White Chocolate Tree of the Maya (tags)
Less perhaps than 10% of of cacao production is now from the historic criollo variety consumed by Maya,Aztec and probably Olmec and lesser known indigenous groups of Meso Americans,perhaps for millenia.The Amazon cacao variety, Theobroma Cacao Forastero, planted around the tropical world in recent times,particularly in Africa, all because of the fame of Meso America’s historic criollo variety that made all chocolate famous,comprises probably over 90% of the world cacao production at present but most real connossieurs of chocolate admit that Theobroma Cacao Criollo is a better quality and no one doubts its history as the chocolate of chocolates and the cacao of civilizations.
APOCALYPTO: Mel Gibson's Show of White Supremacy (tags)
For Indigenous people, Gibson's "Apocalypto" means "THE NEW GENOCIDE"
AIM: BOYCOTT APOCALYPTO (tags)
UPDATE - 7 November 2006
Apocalypto: The Cinematic Logic of Genocide (tags)
"A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within," is how Gibson puts it. In other words the Conquest was not genocide but a moral comeuppance; the civilization didn’t fall, in the final analysis, from climate change or inadvertent soil depletion or even war – it was conquered in god’s wrath against the forces of evil. And Gibson’s made sure you see the ancient Maya as a force of profound evil.
Biodegradable Eating Utensils, Alternative Energy, and Indigenous Culture at Eco Maya (tags)
“The paper goods are made from [materials] like corn, rice, and sugarcane, and they are all biodegradable. Even the trash bags are biodegradable. What we’re trying to do is change the way that festivals are produced.” – Carmelo Alvarez, event co-organizer
11th annual Eco Maya Festival (tags)
Sat. April 23 & Sun. April 24, 2005 10 am - 7 pm 11th annual Eco Maya Festival at L.A. Eco-Village FREE ADMISSION Celebrating our culture and protecting our Mother Earth, Connecting the Environment, Culture and Heritage
Community action from ECO Maya (tags)
Celebrating our culture and protecting our Mother Earth, Connecting the Environment, Culture and Heritage