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a member of one of the various peoples inhabiting Mesoamerica

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Resolving the enigma of the Mesoamerican nephropathy: A research workshop summary.
In "Cleansing Rites of Curanderismo: Limpias Espirituales of Ancient Mesoamerican Shamans" Erika draws upon her years of experience and expertise to provide her readers with a tutorial on the ancient practice of limpias to heal the mind, body, and soul.
Bowles's Feathered Serpent, Dark Heart of Sky will be crucial to Mesoamerican literary and cultural studies as well as important to Mexican and Mexican American rediscoveries of effaced pasts, for many years to come.
Then there are the imagery and techniques that thread together Mesoamerican cultures: stylised animal forms, figurines carved from jade or stone, or modelled in clay, masks of humans and gods, incised standing stones, and the heavy paraphernalia of the ubiquitous ball game, with its tiny hoop through which it seems impossible that the rubber sphere ever passed.
Coral reefs support a high biodiversity, including 65 species of stony corals in the Mesoamerican Reef and 180 species of sponges within the Caribbean Sea (Charteris 2012; Rodriguez et al.
The conquistadors also benefited immensely from internal rivalries among the Aztecs and other Mesoamericans, and the catastrophic spread of disease.
It has two gene pools as Mesoamerican and Andean (Duran et al.
The book will appeal to art historians, historians, anthropologists, and even archaeologists interested in ancient and modern P'urhepecha culture as well as to those interested in colonial Mesoamerican texts, changing legal systems, and political issues and patterns of governance.
This connection between the Maya and Stratford Butterfly Farm is the inspiration behind a new exhibit of around 30 Maya and Mesoamerican replica sculptures, which originate from the ancient rainforest civilisation in Belize.
Belize and Mexico have made the greatest progress in terms of implementing the necessary measures to save and protect the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, also known as the Great Mayan Reef, which stretches over 1000 kilometers from the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, down to Belize, Guatemala, and the Bay Islands of Honduras, says a report issued by the Healthy Reefs Initiative (Iniciativa Arrecifes Saludables) on March 10.
Some of the sources include "Gilgamesh (Mesopotamia-Sumerian)," Homer (Greek)," "Aesop's Fables (ancient Greek)," "Poetic Edda (Iceland-Norse mythology)," "Beowulf (England)," "The Fenian Cycle (Ireland)," "One Thousand and One Nights (Persia)," "The Mahabhrata (India)," "Yuch-fu Poems (China)," "The Water Monster and the Water Lily (Australian/Aboriginal)," "The Pyramid Texts (Egyptian)," "The Popol Vuh (MesoAmerican)," and more.
They were blessing the trees through a modern variation of a Mesoamerican ceremony that dates back many generations, surviving the Spanish newcomers in 1530 by agreeing to become Catholic in exchange for protecting such rituals.
The Mesoamerican genus Cataractocoris described by Usinger (1941) includes the following three valid species.
Synopsis: "In the Oneness of Time: The Education of a Diviner" by William Douglas Horden (a Master Diviner who works with the I Ching and pre-Hispanic MesoAmerican sacred tools) is an inspiring true story that draws the imagination into its own magical source, where things become possible, and possibilities become things.
Memory Traces: Analyzing Sacred Space at Five Mesoamerican Sites