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Reflective Workshop 4
Saturday, October 24, 12:00-13:00
Hilario is from Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in the Southeast of Mexico. Drawing from ancient Maya sources, he will introduce us to the Maya community posture regarding our actual condition and how by rescuing their original wisdom we can put into practice solutions for the care of our environment and the dehumanization that takes place in urban zones.
Hilario Chi Canul (Born 16 October 1981) is a Mexican linguist of Maya ethnicity who worked as a translator and Yucatec Maya language coach in the production of the 2006 movie Apocalypto by Mel Gibson.
In 2007 he won the first prize in the Mexican government’s competition of indigenous language rhetoric. He is Professor of Maya at the University of Quintana Roo (UQRoo). He has worked as Maya language narrator in a number of commercial, art, and educational films. He is also involved in the movement to revive Mexico’s indigenous heritage.
Find out more about Hilario Chi Canul here