Maya For Kids

Traditional rituals
Traditional rituals
Note: This article was originally published in 1994. In the last ten years, there has been a growing awareness among women of the importance of life-cycle rituals, special celebrations and ceremonies marking important moments in our lives. We have moved from creating bat mitzvah rituals and baby-naming…
Mayan language for Kids
Mayan language for Kids
Is actually a family of related languages spoken from South-Eastern Mexico through northern Central America as far south as Honduras. It goes back at least some 5 years in the Pre-Columbian era of Mesoamerica. Although the Spanish language (and in Belize the English language) is the official language…
Mayan social structure for Kids
Mayan social structure for Kids
The social structure in the Maya Empire was set. It was very difficult to move upwards. Status was usually hereditary. Occupations for Maya men was limited to their father s occupation. If your father was a farmer, you were a farmer. If your father made bricks, you made bricks. There were some exceptions…