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In 1978 a Maya community ueen stood on a stage to protest a massacre of indigenous campesinos at the hands of the Guatemalan state She spoke raphically 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 message might come as a surprise A revolutionary insurgency in the late 1970s was being by brutal state efforts to defeat it efforts directed not only at the uerrilla armies but also at reform movements of all kinds Yet the young woman was just one of many Mayas across the highlands voicing dema.
Betsy Konefal ↠ 0 charactersUt ethnicity class and revolution
And Examines How Some Mayasexamines how some Mayas involved in opposition to a repressive state She looks closely at the development of connections between cultural events like ueen pageants and radical demands for change and follows the uneasy relationships that developed between Maya revolutionaries and their Ladino counterparts Konefal makes it clear that activist Mayas were not Bystanders In The Transformations in the transformations preceded and accompanied
guatemala's civil war activism by mayas helped shapecivil war activism by Mayas helped shape war and the war shaped Maya activi. .
Nds for change Over the course of the 1970s Mayas argued for economic cultural and political *JUSTICE FOR THE INDIGENOUS PUEBLO MANY *for the indigenous pueblo Many radicalized by state violence against Maya communities that soon reached the level of enocideScholars have disagreed about Maya participation against Maya communities that soon reached the level of enocideScholars have disagreed about Maya participation Guatemala's civil war
AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF OPPOSITIONAL ACTIVISMthe development of oppositional activism Mayas during the war is poorly understood Betsy Konefal explores this history in detail examining the roots and diversity of Maya organizing and its place in the unfolding conflict She traces debates abo. ,