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FT-13506-77

Grant D. Jones
Davidson College (Davidson, NC 28036-9405)

Oral History of the Maya of Northern Belize

To collect a series of oral histories among Yucatec Maya in northern Belize which will be analyzed as 1) supplements to other historical records that describe the politico-religious organization of Maya refugees in Belize from the Caste War of Yucatan, and 2) sources for the analysis of cultural values in Maya self-concepts of history. Study will illuminate the role of Maya politico-religious organization as a major factor in the colonial history of the British colony of Belize.

Project fields:
Anthropology

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1977 – 8/31/1977