Monday, November 14, 2005

Mayan Folk Dance Class

The Women's Group are enjoying every moment of their classes with Caite. Here is the group that is learning traditional Mayan folk dances to perform at Activation Maya 2005 ( There is also a ballet class and a youth dance class, as well as the huge drama group that have, as a group, written and are producing a play about the lives of the campesino women of the jungles


Saturday, November 12, 2005

Kite Flying Follow-Up

The follow up to kite-flying in the jungle (see "Waiting for the Hurricane" on October 21). Until recently, this was not a problem!!


Wednesday, November 09, 2005

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Sunday, November 06, 2005

All-Soul's Day Celebration in Guatemala

A couple of days ago we decided to do a post-All-Soul's Day visit to the Santa Elena graveyard to appreciate the customs of the area.


Thursday, November 03, 2005

Computer Classes During School Holidays

Silvia, one of the young women from here in the neighborhood, has just begun teaching computer classes to several local children for the duration of the 3 month school holiday. She is starting with classes from 9 to 12 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. She is being paid through funding collected by Jackie Lewis in Calgary.


Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Drama and Dance in the Jungle

Caite Mathis has returned to share her talents with the women of the El Remate Women's Group. Caite, who has a long list of dance and drama credits to her name, was here in June to teach for 5 days, and decided to return to prepare the women to be able to present a complete production. Their first presentation will be as an evenings entertainment for the Activation Maya 2005 event in December (

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