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Book - Return of The Maya
Thomas Hoepker
Latin America's longest civil war ended in 1996. The peace accord between Guatemala's conservative government and the Marxist guerrilla group the URNG brought an end to 36 years of conflict, with almost 150,000 people killed and another 50,000 still missing. Most of the victims were the Mayan people, who were brutally oppressed by both sides. Thomas Hoepker has visited Guatemala six times since 1991, and in "Return of the Maya", he has documented the Maya's rediscovery of their magnificent culture and history. Of special concern is the Maya's search through the killing fields for their dead, and...

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GUATEMALA. Petén. 1991. Mayan ruins of Ceibal show a wiseman...
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Quiché. El Tabil. 1997. A boy at the site where the remains of...
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GUATEMALA. Chichicastenango. 1991. Fabrics and flowers at a market...
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Guatemala, Chichicastenago, Quiche. Flower market on the steps...
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GUATEMALA, 1991. Maya family walking to the weekly anumal market...
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Lake Atitlán. San Pablo La Laguna. January 1991. The annual Fiesta...
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GUATEMALA. Santiago Atitlán. 1991. A woman weaves.
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Quiché. Chajúl. 1997. Woman cook maize tortillas over a wood...
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Quiché. San Andrés Sajcabajá. 1997. Northern Quiché landscape....
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GUATEMALA. 1991. The Church of San Andrés Xechúl near Quetzaltenango....
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Quiché. Chajúl. 1997. A Mayan girl.
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Quiché. Nebaj. 1997. Plaza and church in early morning.
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GUATEMALA. 1991. Lago Atitlán and volcanoes.
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San Andrés Sajcabajá. Quiché. 1997. Women in church during Good...
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GUATEMALA. Almolonga. 1991. A vegetable market in Almolonga,...
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GUATEMALA. Chichicastenango. 1991. A young girl at a flower and...
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GUATEMALA. Chichicastenango. 1991. Fruit and flower petals on...
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Quiché. El Tabil. 1997. A widow grieves at the remains of her...
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Quiché. San Andrés Sajcabajá. 1997. Forensic anthropologists...
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Quiché. San Andrés Sajcabajá. 1997. Two skeletons of Maya war...
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GUATEMALA. El Tabil/Quiche. 1997. Mayan women watch the exhumation...
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Quiché. El Tabil. 1997. Catholic anthropologists exhume war victims...
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Quiché. El Tabil. 1997. Catholic anthropologists exhume war victims...
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El Tabil. Quiché. 1997. As a Mayan priest performs a ceremony,...
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Quiché. San Andrés Sajcabajá. 1997. A ceremony for the war dead...
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Quiché. San Andrés Sajcabajá. 1997. A ceremony for the war dead...
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Quiché. San Andrés Sajcabajá. 1997. A shoe of a war victim that...
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Quiché. El Tabil. 1997. Catholic anthropologists exhume war victims...
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Guatemala City. 1997. Skeletons of war victims are indentified...
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Chimaltenango. 1997. Carpenter Jorge Cherec makes special small...
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Chimaltenago. 1997. Fidelia Ajcalón and Santiaga Cumes, Maya...
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Quiché. 1997. Widows of crime victims tell of Cándido Noriega's...
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GUATEMALA. Quiché. Santa Cruz de Quiché. 1997. Cándido NORIEGA,...
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Quiché. Nebaj. 1997. An altar painting in the main church commemorates...
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Momostenango. 1997. A Maya ceremony on the main altar.
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Guatemala, Maya. Maya elder and priest Cirilo Perez Oxlaj and...
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GUATEMALA. 1997. Maya ceremony in cave of Chicoy near Coban....
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GUATEMALA. Maya Ceremony in a cave at Chicoy, near Coban. Maestro...
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1997. Maestro Cirilo at the altar during a Maya ceremony in the...
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1997. Maestro Cirilo and disciples around the sacred fire during...
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1997. A Mayan ceremony with Maestro Cirilo in the Chicoy Cave...
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Quiché. San Andrés Sajcabajá. 1997. Men pray in a chruch on Good...
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Quiché. San Andrés Sajcabajá. 1997. Carrying cactus branches...
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Quiché. San Andrés Sajcabajá. 1997. A man wears leg irons during...
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San Andrés Sajcabajá. Quiché. 1997. Carrying cactus branches...
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Sacatepéquez. Jocotenango. 1997. Incense burners during an Easter...
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San Jorge la Laguna. 1997. A figure of the cult god Maximón during...
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1997. The Grand ceremony on the Mayan New Year's day at the Nueve...
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