MAYAS


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MAYASMexican American Young Achievers Society (est. 1989; ethnic culture group; Ames, IA)
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The Mayas of 500 years ago probably knew what was going on with the Aztecs [who lived in central Mexico] and may have traded as far south a Peru, with the Incas.
Evidence is fast accumulating to support the notion that the Maya civilization of Central America, long thought to have declined in the centuries before the arrival of the Spanish in the early 1500s, evolved and flourished even as Spanish conquest was iminent.
Hotel Maya will post the top six monthly winners for its Facebook "Like" community to vote for the best "The Year To Go Mayan" photo.
We respect the Mayan civilization and people and want our guests to 'Go Mayan' while visiting the property and appreciating the culture," said Kristi Allen, General Manager at Hotel Maya - a Doubletree Hotel.
The film takes viewers deep into the Central American rain forest to the ruins of Copan, a once majestic jewel of Maya civilization which was inexplicably abandoned over a thousand years ago.
Copan and other lost Maya cities were not discovered by Europeans until the nineteenth century, when explorers John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood stumbled on the vine-strangled remains of huge complexes of temples and monuments covered with strange portraits and hieroglyphs.
Maya has been used on every Academy Awardwinning movie for Best Visual Effects since 2001 and by all of the top 20 games publishers.
Maya Unlimited contains everything offered in Maya Complete software, plus innovations such as Maya Fluid Effects, Maya nCloth, Maya Hair, Maya Fur, and Maya Live.