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Podcast – Mayan Insights and Cracking their Calendar Code

Viva Tropical Radio

Viva Tropical Radio

Maya scholar Dave Schaefer drops by to discuss the Mayan calendar and the Mayan creation book Popol Vuh. He speaks about his favorite ruins and how he got started studying Mayan hieroglyphs in Guatemala.

Dave and Josh also talk about why and how modern Mayan people aren’t being recognized. If you are interested in Mayan history or just want an introduction to Mesoamerican culture, this show is for you.

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Show Notes

Dave Schaefer’s website for supporting local indigenous projects.

Cracking the Maya Code (documentary on the Maya)

Books to read to learn more

Popol Vuh: Palenque eternal city of the Maya

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