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Author Baines, Kristina, 1973- author
Title Embodying Ecological Heritage in a Maya Community : Health, Happiness, and Identity / Kristina Baines
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016]
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 Ethnology Library  F1435.3.S7 B35 2016    DUE 02-10-20    30520020852837
Descript x, 149 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "Embodying Ecological Heritage in a Maya Community is a rich ethnography detailing how ecological heritage practices are central to life and health in a Maya community. It clearly illuminates the more nuanced effects of development processes, including land rights, healthcare access, and education access"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-144) and index
Beginning at the end : "He is nearly dead" -- The Mopan Maya in Belize : "They do it different across" -- Nutrition as tradition : "It's what indian people eat" -- Bodies at work, bodies at rest : "We boss ourselves" -- Educating well : "They are lazy to learn it now" -- Changing spaces, changing faces : "I could not live where there is no jippy jappa" -- Alone, together : "You are not afraid?" -- Ending at the beginning : "The past is the future"
Subject Mayas -- Belize -- Social life and customs
Mayas -- Belize -- Social conditions
Ethnology -- Belize
Human ecology -- Belize
Community life -- Belize
Environmental health -- Belize
Health services accessibility -- Belize
Land tenure -- Belize
Education -- Social aspects -- Belize
Belize -- Ethnic relations
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