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Nahua

a mere blink could save us
the cattleman’s warm whisper
ignites a wind
that perforates the skull
with frost

sidereal records show
we’ve drawn paths through mountains… 49 more words

Creative Writing

Maya Temples of Belize

What’s a trip to Belize without a visit to a Maya Archaeological site? In other parts of the world school children take day trips to museums, in Belize, the children go visit a Maya site.  333 more words

Belize

Teotihuacan - an ancient Mesoamerican city and it's magnificent pyramids

Today I visited Teotihuacan, an ancient Mesoamerica located 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Mexico City. It is believed that the city was established around 100 A.D. 106 more words

El Niño’d: tropical field research when climate won’t sit still

Steve Roels is a PhD candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology at Michigan State University. His research asks how trophic cascades interact with tropical forest restoration. 

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Tropical Ecological Restoration

Astro-myths: Stars and the Invisible

I have been contemplating the Popol Vuh (PV) in relationship to the astronomical dimensions of Mayan myth that I have been absorbing (slowly) through The Star Gods of the Maya. 402 more words

Rethinking Old Ideas

Other Souls inside this Skin

One of the things that I like about Dina Katz’s work on the Sumerian netherworld is that she chips away at the notion that the Sumerians had a rich notion of multiple souls. 724 more words

Mohaveh Project

Obsidian in Teotihuacan, something more than just a handicraft

Handicrafts… such an issue when you visit México. Too many options, too many expressions of different cultures that flourished in this awesome territory… and unfortunately too many fakes coming from China. 666 more words

Ciudad De México