Watching Lacandon Maya Lives

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Although romanticized as the last of the ancient Maya living isolated in the forest, several generations of the Lacandon Maya have had their lives shaped by the international oil economy, tourism, and political unrest. R Jon McGee discusses the cultural changes in the Maya rainforest farming community over the last forty years, including changes to their families, industries, religion, health and healing practices, and gender roles.

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