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The Ch′orti′ Past: An Archaeological Perspective

Robert J. Sharer

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the history of the Ch'orti' area from an archaeological perspective. It discusses some methodological and theoretical issues in the interpretation of archaeological data and ... More


Searching for Ch′orti′ Maya Indigenousness in Contemporary Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador

Brent E. Metz

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines traces of Ch'orti' Maya indigenousness in contemporary El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. In all three countries a common hierarchy of factors marks indigenousness, including ... More


The Ch′orti′ Maya of Eastern Guatemala under Imperial Spain

Stewart Brewer

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the history of Ch'orti' Maya in eastern Guatemala under Imperial Spain. It suggests that throughout the eighteenth century, the Ch'orti' suffered in a variety of ways, including ... More


Dualism and Worldview among the Ch′orti′ Maya

Kerry M. Hull

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines worldview and dualism among Ch'orti' Maya. It discusses data from Ch'orti' Maya ritual text and argues for an underlying dual-gendered ideology that pervades both the sacred and ... More


Ajk′opot Gente: The Unrecognized Keepers of Maya Plant Lore

Johanna Kufer

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the concept of Ajk'opot gente, the unrecognized keeper of plant lore in Ch'orti' Maya. The findings indicate that though Ch'orti' language is nowadays very rarely spoken in the ... More


From Indigenous movement to Indigenous Management: Conflict and Accommodation in Chorti Maya Ethnopolitics

William M. Loker

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the conflict and accommodation in Ch'orti' Maya ethnopolitics. It explores the Ch'orti' Maya “recovery of ancestral lands” in Western Honduras, particularly the emerging ... More


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