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GSN MONDAY MAILER JUNE 26 2012

REMEMBER, WE ARE EVERY 14 DAYS UNTIL SEPTEMBER   1.       Serrano on Serrano 2.       Q’eqchi Interpreter Needed 3.       GHRC PETITION ON THE SHOOTING  OF ANTI-MINING ACTIVIST YOLI  OQUELI 4.       AWARD FOR GSN’ER MARY JO MCCONAHAY’S “MAYA ROADS 5.       FASCINATING STORY … Continue reading

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GSN MONDAY MAILER JUNE 12 2012

DUE TO SUMMER TRAVEL, GSN MAILERS WILL BE BI-WEEKLY UNTIL MID AUGUST. SHOULD PRESSING MATTERS OCCUR, AS THEY SEEM TO DO ALL THE TIME (NOD TO W. BENJAMIN) I WILL DO MY BEST TO SEND OUT THINGS MORE FREQUENTLY   … Continue reading

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GSN MONDAY MAILER MAY 29 2012

LOOK FOR AN UPDATE FROM OUR MEETINGS AT LASA IN AN UPCOMING MAILER   1.       NEW MATCHING  GRANT FOR MAYA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP HONORING GSN CO-FOUNDER  MARILYN MOORS 2.       UPDATE ON THE EXCELLENT WORK BEING DONE AS PART OF THE … Continue reading

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GSN MONDAY MAILER MAY 21 2012

GSN WILL MEET AT LASA THIS FRIDAY at  the Intercontinental hotel, which across the street from the Marriott Marquis. We will convene in  the Fremont Room on the 5th floor of the hotel at 4:30, on Friday, May 25. See … Continue reading

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GSN MONDAY MAILER MAY 14 2012

REMINDER: GSN MEETING AT LASA ON FRIDAY MAY 25TH AT 5PM, ROOM TBA   1.       CLAUDIO PAZ LECTURE AT LASA 2.       VIDEO ON MINING AND MILITARY TROUBLE IN DEPARTMENT OF GUATEMALA 3.       IMPORTANT PETITION ON SANTA CRUZ BARILLAS 4.       FROM … Continue reading

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GSN MONDAY MAILER MAY 7 2012

1. YOUTUBE VIDEO OF CUC INTERVIEW ON VIOLENCE IN BARILLAS 2. TESTIMONY/ SUMMARY/ ANALYSIS OF BARILLAS CONFLICT 3. MAJOR PETITION CONCERNING CRISIS IN SANTA CRUZ BARILLAS 4. FUNDRAISING FOR BOOK PROJECT ON GUATEMALA 5. MAYA AND 2012 DOOMESDAY TOURISM FROM … Continue reading

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GSN MONDAY MAILER MAY 1 2012

GSN MEETING AT LASA COMING UP IN THREE WEEKS !!! We will hold the GSN Meeting at LASA at 4:30pm on Friday, May 25.  Location still TBD.   1.       New Video from Al Jazeera on Maya Language Revitalization 2.       Link … Continue reading

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GSN MONDAY MAILER 4/23/2012

1.       Good piece from Alma Guilleroprieto on Guatemala and The War on drugs from the NYRB 2.       Great looking new book from CIRMA director  and GSN’er JT Way from Duke University Press 3.       Colby College looking for a LAtinAmericanist/ Anthropologist … Continue reading

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GSN MONDAY MAILER 4/16/12

GSN MONDAY MAILER APRIL 16 2012     1.       In case you missed this, Otto Perez-Molina advocates legalization of drugs 2.       GSN”ER Judith Gibbons Wins Major International Award 3.       Major Awards ($50,000 each) for Two Guatemalanist Scholars 4.       Position Open … Continue reading

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