Mayan Elders Organize

Mayan elders in Guatemala organize to confront government militarization. In an effort to avoid another government-sponsored genocide, Mayan leaders encourage the Guatemalan president to avail himself of dialogue in resolving indigenous differences with transnational corporations. While military and paramilitary violence continues against indigenous peoples of Guatemala, the peaceful cosmovision of the Maya holds out hope for a non-violent future.

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~ by Jay Taber on August 18, 2008.

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