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January 27, 1999 - Entering the Mayan World!

Mom and daughter hard at work
Reporting direct from Chiapas:
Kavitha reports on the unjust conditions that have led to the Zapatista uprising
Kavitha - Chiapas Pt. 1 - Pro-Zapatista Grafitti and More!

And gives perspective to the lives of youth there.
Kavitha - Chiapas Pt. 2 - Kids at Work...No Time for School

Shawn gives an environmentalist's perspective on the rampant deforestation in the Chiapas region.
Shawn - Consequences of Stripping the Land

Klaus gives us one last report from the North and the Aztecs:
Klaus - Climbing in the City of the Gods

What's happening in Palenque?
Try not to laugh as Jamila tells you about her horizontal encounter with the ancient Mayan spirits!:
Jamila - Mayan Mummies of Palenque Were Calling Me!

As we enter the Mayan influenced city of Palenque, we think about how this culture differs from the Aztecs.
Team - Heading Back in Time — The Maya

Abeja reflects on the compromised conditions under which the indigenous people of the Americas live.
Abeja - Entering Palenque, Exploring Indigenous Rights



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