Bárbara Rebeca Ajtujal, Center for International Studies and Cooperation, has a degree in tourism business administration. She is “indígena” of Tz’utujil Maya. Since 2010, Rebeca has worked to empower indigenous women at Maya communities such as Tz’utujil, Kaqchiquel and K'iché. She has a deep understanding of the diverse cultures of each community, where appreciation of nature is manifested through ceremonies. Rebeca is also an advanced birdwatching guide financed by the National Audubon Society.
Stewart Koyiyumptewa, B.A., is full-time tribal archivist for the Hopi Tribe’s Cultural Preservation Office. He has recently published book, Moquis and Kastiilam Hopis, Spaniards, and the Trauma of History. He is also a member of Crow Canyon’s Native American Advisory Group.
During your travels to the Guatemala Highlands to discover the rich agricultural history, some physical exertion may be required. Please read below to learn more:
Throughout this trip, you will visit archaeological sites that may require up to two miles of hiking on even terrain and down hillsides for access. You should be comfortable with sitting and standing for long periods of time while visiting historic sites and driving to locations. During the trip, you may be visiting remote locations with limited amenities. There is the possibility of stopping at gas stations for bathroom stops. Elevation during the trip will be between 5000 and 8000 ft. We recommend ramping up your exercise regime prior to arrival or arriving a day or two in advance to acclimate, especially if coming from sea level. If you are concerned about your ability to do any of these activities, please consult your physician.
Tuition is per person and based on shared accommodations. Tuition includes scholar honorarium, accommodations, meals listed, entry fees and permits, most gratuities, and transportation from arrival in Guatemala City, Guatemala, on December 1, 2018, until departure from Guatemala City, on December 9, 2018. Transportation to and from Guatemala City is your responsibility.
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