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Ut ethnicity class and revolution and examines how some Mayas became involved in opposition to a repressive state She looks closely at the development of connections between cultural events like ueen pageants and radical demands or change and ollows the uneasy relationships that developed between Maya revolutionaries
And Their Counterparts Konefal Makes Ittheir Ladino counterparts Konefal makes it that activist Mayas were not bystanders in the transformations that and accompanied Guatemala's civil war activism by Mayas helped shape the war and the war shaped Maya activi. ,
In 1978 a Maya community
UEEN STOOD ON A STAGE TOstood on a stage to a massacre of indigenous campesinos at the hands of the Guatemalan state She spoke graphically to the dead and to the living alike Brothers of Panzs your blood is in our throatsGiven the context her message might come as a surprise A revolutionary insurgency in the late 1970s was being met by brutal state efforts to defeat it efforts directed not only at the guerrilla armies but also at reform movements of all kinds Yet the young woman was just one of many Mayas across the highlands voicing dema. one of many Mayas across the highlands voicing dema.