Help these deserving students reconnect with their Mayan heritage!

Help these deserving students reconnect with their Mayan heritage!

We’re raffling a $100 Amazon gift card to help support our cultural exchange projects. Tickets are $3 each and can be purchased by check or Paypal.  Simply email gabrielle@in-herit.org and indicate how many tickets you’d like to purchase.  The drawing will be held on December 15th.

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Museums Connect Workshops on Maya Language, Culture, and Identity

Museums Connect Workshops on Maya Language, Culture, and Identity

Sixteen students from Patton High School in Morganton, NC, who are of indigenous (Maya or other Latin American) heritage were selected to take part in a program of cultural exchange with a group of peers in Yucatán, Mexico.  The two groups are participating in workshops on topics related to language, identity, history, and migration and […]

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Our Fall newsletter is available!

Our Fall newsletter is available!

Read about our new Museums Connect grant “Maya from the Margins,” PACOY’s ongoing heritage projects in Tahcabo, Yucatan, and the new park and heritage center inaugurated in Aguacate, Belize, and learn how you can help with our Fall fundraiser to build cultural bridges between students of Maya descent in North Carolina and the Yucatan! You can […]

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InHerit’s Newest Initiative: Maya from the Margins, a Museums Connect Project

InHerit’s Newest Initiative:  Maya from the Margins, a Museums Connect Project

Maya from the Margins, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s prestigious Museums Connect program, fosters cultural understanding among Maya youth through archival-based research at the Southern Historical Collection in the Wilson Library at UNC-Chapel Hill and the State Archives of Yucatán (AGEY). Participants include high school students of Maya descent from Morganton, NC and […]

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Gabrielle Vail Conducts Workshops on the Madrid Codex in Tahcabo and Tizimin!

Gabrielle Vail Conducts Workshops on the Madrid Codex in Tahcabo and Tizimin!

PACOY (Proyecto Arqueológico Colaborativo del Oriente de Yucatán), InHerit, and the Alliance for Cultural Heritage are happy to be sponsoring workshops in the communities of Tahcabo and Tizimín, Yucatán, on the ancient Maya codices. We are lucky enough to be hosting Dr. Gabrielle Vail, professor of Anthropology at New College, Florida, and the University of […]

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Designing the Tahcabo Heritage Trail

Designing the Tahcabo Heritage Trail

By Maia Dedrick Welcome to the InHerit blog! Among other posts, we will tell you about the progress of PACOY (the Proyecto Arqueológico Colaborativo del Oriente de Yucatán). I wanted to share with you a bit about our process designing the Tahcabo Heritage Trail. First of all, we found an amazing volunteer (MK Smaby) with […]

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InHerit has a new Program Director!

InHerit has a new Program Director!

Dr. Gabrielle Vail joined InHerit in August of 2016.  Her background is as a Maya archaeologist and epigrapher, and she has shared her passion for deciphering Maya hieroglyphic texts by developing and teaching workshops throughout the U.S. and Latin America over the past twenty years.  One of these workshops (pictured above) was held in Tahcabo, […]

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Welcome to the new InHerit blog!

Welcome to the new InHerit blog!

We have been busy updating our website, and we are excited to unveil the new WordPress format! In the coming weeks we will have blog posts on current issues in cultural heritage and archaeology. We will also be updating you on our ongoing projects, including the latest on PACOY’s excavations and collaborative efforts in the Maya town […]

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