Author Archives: Adam Rubel

Dispatch from Maya Land #4

It has been a full few weeks since the last dispatch.  While my time here is coming to a close, I’ll reflect upon some of what we’ve been able to accomplish through Saq’ Be’ in that time: We welcomed elder Pichekiix (Mariano Xitumil) who was gracious enough to spend several

Dispatch from Maya Land #3

We’ve had a busy time since the last dispatch. Last weekend, Lina, Yamanik and their friend, another young lady that is also an Ajq’ij came to visit. We had a good conversation, and made some plans for a ceremony and to conduct an interview exploring the role and life as

Dispatch from Maya Land #2

Well, here is my second update with assorted musings from our time spent here in the heart of the Maya lands.  I’ve been reflecting upon the importance of the work we are doing with Saq’ Be’, and its particular relevancy in this moment in time.  We’ve always worked to open

Dispatch from Maya Land #1

Greetings from Guatemala!  Saq’ Be’ North has traveled to be with our Saq’ Be’ family here for a few months.  We’ll be spending time with elders, Ajq’ij’ab and communities, where we plan to continue research deeper into the knowledge and wisdom of the Maya tradition, visit sacred places and work

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