Includes bibliographical references(pages 139-144) and index.
Beginning at the end : "He is nearly dead" -- The Mopan Maya in Belize : "They do it different across" -- Nutrition as tradition : "It's what Indian people eat" -- Bodies at work, bodies at rest : "We boss ourselves" -- Educating well : "They are lazy to learn it now" -- Changing spaces, changing faces : "I could not live where there is no jippy jappa" -- Alone, together : "You are not afraid?" -- Ending at the beginning : "The past is the future."
"Embodying Ecological Heritage in a Maya Community is a rich ethnography detailing how ecological heritage practices are central to life and health in a Maya community. It clearly illuminates the more nuanced effects of development processes, including land rights, healthcare access, and education access"--Provided by publisher.