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Son of Tecún Umán a Maya Indian tells his life story by Ignacio Bizarro UjpaМЃn

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English



  • Guatemala


  • Bizarro Ujpán, Ignacio,
  • Tzutuhil Indians -- Social conditions,
  • Indians of Central America -- Guatemala -- Social conditions,
  • Tzutuhil Indians -- Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementJames D. Sexton, editor.
ContributionsSexton, James D.
LC ClassificationsF1465.2.T9 B59
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4265770M
ISBN 100816507368, 0816507511
LC Control Number81011702

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" Son of Tecún Umán is an excellent autobiography of a Mayan Indian. For those interested in learning about the ways of others it will be simply enjoyable as well as informative reading." -- Choice, " Editor James Sexton met Ignacio Bizarro Ujpán while doing fieldwork in The Maya, whom Sexton terms a son of the sixteenth century Quiche warrior prince Tecun Uman, has written a highly readable account of Indian society in one village and his own role in it. Sexton has given the diarist the name Ignacio Bizarro Uipan, "for the sake of anonymity," but Uipan's personality comes richly alive as he records daily : Lyle Koehler. Check out Tecun Uman by Marimba de Concierto de Chichicastenango on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Tecun Uman (? – Febru ) was one of the last rulers of the K'iche' Maya people, in the Highlands of what is now ing to the Kaqchikel annals, he was slain by Spanish conquistador Pedro de Alvarado while waging battle against the Spanish and their allies on the approach to Quetzaltenango on 12 February Tecun Uman was declared Born: ca. , Guatemala.

Tecun Uman’s death signified the end of autonomous rule by indigenous peoples in Guatemala. Here’s a snip from the New World Encyclopedia. Tecún Umán (Tecún Umaán, Tecúm Umán, Tecúm Umam, or Tekun Umam) (c. – Decem ) was the last ruler and king of the K’iche-Maya people, in the highlands of what is now Guatemala.   sacerdote católico Luis toro pierde debate con joven pastor Cristian Villamizar en su propio pueblo - Duration: Pastor Cristian Villamizar Recommended for you. James D. Sexton (ed.): Son of Tecún Umán: A Maya Indian tells his life story (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, , $ & ). Pp. - Benjamin N. Colby and Lore M. Colby: The Daykeeper: The life and discourse of an lxil Diviner (Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, , £). Pp. xii/ - Victoria Reifler Bricker: The Indian Christ, The .   #TecunUman # Guatemala Amigas amigos, recuerdes esto es de puro juego para las ardidas y que vayan a decir que acabamos de terminar con la cultura chapina r.