Indigenous bodies, Maya minds: religion and modernity in a transnational K'iche' community
MacKenzie, C. James, author
University Press of Colorado, publisher
MacKenzie examines tension and conflict over ethnic and religious identity in the K'iche' Maya community of San Andres Xecul in the Guatemalan highlands, and considers how religious and ethnic attachments are sustained and transformed through the transnational experiences of locals who have migrated to the United States.--Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Quiché Indians -- Guatemala -- San Andrés Xecul -- Social conditions
Quiché Indians -- Guatemala -- San Andrés Xecul -- Ethnic identity
Quiché Indians -- Guatemala -- San Andrés Xecul -- Religion
Quiché Indians -- Guatemala -- San Andrés Xecul -- Migrations
Quiché Indians -- Relocation -- United States
San Andrés Xecul (Guatemala) -- Emigration and immigration
United States -- Emigration and immigration