The Q'eqchi people are one of the largest indigenous populations of Guatemala. In this audio travelogue, gain insight into the exciting culture of one of Central America's greatest cultures as they ring in the Mayan New Year with the rarely seen Deer Dance. Narrated by J. D. Streeter, this Audio Journey is not to be missed for anyone interested in the rituals of indigenous peoples. Both informative and exciting, it's hard to not to feel the joy of this celebration, rich with the sounds and music of The Ak'Tenamit Association's cultural center.
In the first days of April 2004, the Mayan Q'eqchi people living in and around the Rio Dulce River celebrated the ending of their 360-day agrarian calendar. The Ak' Tenamit Association Campus and cultural center hosted the event. The Mayan Deer dance was performed for the first time in decades.
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