Nature & the Maya Creation

TERRA 541: Ceiba: Nature and the Maya Creation


This is the narrative of the Maya creation story and it follows the descent of the hero twins Hunahpu and Xbalanque to the underworld. Taken from the Popol Vuh, “Book of the People” found in the 18th century by friar Francisco Ximénez in the Guatemalan highlands. This documentary features archeological destinations like Caracol, Lamanai, Xunantunich a wide variety of wild animals and jungle scenes. It is narrated by Elfego Panti and special appearances by Dr. Jaime Awe.

*Scroll to the bottom to view the film, can also be found in our Video section under Media

Filmed by Dawson Dunning

Produced by Dawson Dunning & Jaime Awe

Narrated by Elfego Panti Sr.

3 thoughts on “Nature & the Maya Creation”
  1. I enjoyed watching the video thanks Cruz for making it possible ! Now I don’t have to pay to be informed!

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