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A group of students and teachers at Mérida’s teacher's college have chosen the traditional huipil and guaybera as their official uniform.
An initiative presented this week in Yucatán's Congress seeks official recognition of the Mayan language in the state. Advocates of the move argue that such...
Mayan language teachers at Yucatan’s Indemaya say they are seeing a considerable uptick in young people wanting to learn this Pre-hispanic language.
Employees at the Copal hotel in Tulum say that they have been told to not speak Mayan among themselves while working.
“The importance of the language can be observed from the perspective of its psycho-emotional value or potential", says Cocom Bolio. “Language also creates a sense of identity and belonging; and, at the same time, a tradition or way of life.”