Maya http://wunc.org en UNC Professor Educates Maya Descendants http://wunc.org/post/unc-professor-educates-maya-descendants <p><a href="http://anthropology.unc.edu/people/faculty/mcanany">Patricia McAnany</a> had a moment of clarity when a young girl of Maya descent asked her why all the Maya people had to die. McAnany knew that the ancient Maya civilization collapsed in the 8th and 9th centuries, but she also knew that the Maya people continued to exist right up until the modern day.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:52:25 +0000 Frank Stasio & Alex Granados 15718 at http://wunc.org UNC Professor Educates Maya Descendants Ancient and Living Maya http://wunc.org/post/ancient-and-living-maya <p>Today is supposedly the end of the world, depending on who you believe. Some say the ancient Maya people predicted December 21, 2012 would be the apocalypse. Others say it is just a new era. Still others say the whole thing is overblown.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 15:30:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Nicole Campbell 6834 at http://wunc.org