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The Memories of Grandma Lake


Maya Kaqchikel I Guatemala


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Grandma Lago has lived for more than 84,000 years in what is now Tzutujil and Kaqchikel land in Guatemala, a grandmother who nurtures and gives life to the land and her grandchildren. Time has passed and the grandmother faces oblivion and abandonment. Ri Ati’t doesn’t need us to save her, she regenerates herself. She needs us to listen to her.


Las Memorias de la Abuela Lago

La Abuela Lago ha vivido más de 84 mil años en lo que ahora es tierra Tzutujil y Kaqchikel en Guatemala, abuela que nutre y da vida a la tierra y sus nietos. El tiempo ha pasado y la abuela se enfrenta al olvido y abandono.


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    Tirza Yanira Ixmucané Saloj Oroxom, Mayan K’iche, born in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Illustrator, muralist, plastic artist, and audi...

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