Who Owns The Maya? (Part 1)

This is a sign outside the artisan gift store at the major archaeological site of Uxmal.  Notice how the state appropriates and then regulates the whole idea of “artisan” or authentic crafts.  The sign reads “House of Artisan Handicrafts of the Government of the State of Yucatan.”

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One Response to Who Owns The Maya? (Part 1)

  1. Rehoboth says:

    Thanks for this interesting article. I’ve book marked this site because I hope you post more articles soon, I plan to share this.

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