12 August · Notes reclaimed from abandoned books
Among the Maya every individual carries an animal counterpart
wayhel or chanul
"All harm occurring to the wayhel is experienced
ua - y(a)
in Yucatec, way means transform by enchantment
jaguar coyote ocelot owl
In moments of rest they hear another voice, not the one that comes from above, but rather the one that comes with the wind from below, and is born in the heart of the indigenous people of the mountains, a voice that speaks of justice and liberty, a voice that speaks of socialism, a voice that speaks of hope... the only hope in this earthly world. And the very oldest among the old people in the villages tell of a man named Zapata who rose up for his own people and in a voice more like a song than a shout, said LAND AND LIBERTY!
Andrew Schelling | 2:00 p.m.
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