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9 edition of People of corn found in the catalog.

People of corn

a Mayan story

by Mary-Joan Gerson

  • 308 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Guatemala.
    • Subjects:
    • Mayas -- Folklore,
    • Maya mythology,
    • Corn -- Folklore,
    • Mayas -- Folklore,
    • Indians of Central America -- Folklore,
    • Folklore -- Guatemala,
    • Creation -- Folklore,
    • Corn -- Folklore

    • About the Edition

      After several unsuccessful attempts to create grateful creatures, the Mayan gods use sacred corn to fashion a people who will thank and praise their creators.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Mary-Joan Gerson ; pictures by Carla Golembe.
      ContributionsGolembe, Carla, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1435.3.F6 P46 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1093730M
      ISBN 100316308544
      LC Control Number94018140
      OCLC/WorldCa30594525

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The Corn People: An Indigenous American Creation Story: La raza del maiz Paperback – J by Jose Manuel Carlos (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(5). Ages 6^ For the Mayans living in the highlands of Guatemala, each full corn crop is welcomed as a miracle and harvested with grateful celebration because they believe that corn "is the spirit of life itself" and "that long ago when the world began, the first people on 4/5(2).

Celebrity // 3 hours ago. Jeopardy. Champ Ken Jennings on His Big Win and How He Beat Close Friend James Holzhauer. Entertainment // 3 hours ago. The Best YouTube Covers of This Year's Song of the. In the Mayan sacred book, the Popol Vuh, the gods create people out of cornmeal.

The ‘people of corn’ flourished and built one of the most remarkable cultures in human history. But in Mexico and Central America today maize has come under attack. People of Corn book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the time they lived in jungle cities with huge stone pyramids, /5. The book I was reading is called The Acorn People, written by Ron Jones.

I did like this book because it was talking about what camp was like back then. I would recommend this book to middle school students because the book has kids and about the age of middle school students.

The book was about some handicapped people and a camp/5. The Acorn People is a non-fiction book for middle grade People of corn book first published in It is a memoir by author, educator and storyteller Ron Jones about a summer he spent at a camp for disabled children.

It was adapted for television in Ron Jones looks forward to his summer at Camp Wiggin, where he will work as a camp counselor. The yellow corn commonly found in the United States pales in comparison to the shapes, sizes, and colors of the traditional maize varieties cultivated by the indigenous peoples of Mexico.

The ears of corn may range from a couple of inches to a foot long, in. About years ago, as Indian people migrated north to the eastern woodlands of present day North America, they brought corn with them.

When Europeans like Columbus made contact with people living in North and South America, corn was a major part of the diet of most native people. Corn was first domesticated by native peoples in Mexico ab years ago.

Native Americans taught European colonists to grow the indigenous grains, and, since its introduction into Europe by Christopher Columbus and other explorers, corn has spread to all areas of the world suitable to its cultivation. It is grown from 58° N latitude in Canada and Russia to 40° S latitude in South.

Get the latest food news and features fromincluding breaking news about celebrity chefs and cookbook authors, food trends and what celebrities are snacking on. Get this from a library. People of corn: a Mayan story. [Mary-Joan Gerson; Carla Golembe] -- After several unsuccessful attempts to create grateful creatures, the Mayan gods use sacred corn to fashion a people who will thank and praise their creators.

Corn Allergies in a Corn Based World I highly recommend the corn free cook book and survival guide. Grassfarmer" for the facts you mention on the number of people allergic to corn gluten. We are people of corn, corn was the primary element in mayan economy, and in today's culture almost all our traditional foods have corn in them.

Tortillas, tamales, atol de elote, etc. I wish that in the research for this book more about bout Guatemala wuold have been investigated. both the author and ilustrator studied Mexican mayan history.4/5(9). "Children of the Corn" is a short story by Stephen King, first published in the March issue of Penthouse, and later collected in King's collection Night Shift.

The story involves a couple's exploration of a strange town and their encounters with its denizens after their vacation is sidelined by a Author: Stephen King.

We’re Living on Corn. By Tim Flannery The New York Review of Books, J Having read Pollan’s book, I’m now ordering buffalo. Corn of course is used for many purposes apart from feeding factory-farmed chickens, cattle, and pigs.

Pollan acknowledges it is a satisfaction that most people will not be able to have. David Corn and Michael Isikoff Washington bureau chief of Mother Jones. The book will be released on March especially after it was explained.

The ears of sweet corn are just starting to show up on local farm stands, inaugurating one of the ceremonies of an American summer. These days the nation’s nearly 80 million-acre field of corn rolls across the countryside like a second great lawn, but this wholesome, all-American image obscures a decidedly more dubious reality.

The People of Corn Guest Author - Isabel Hood The Popol Vuh was the sacred text of the Maya people, their “Book of Counsel” or “Book of Community”, and within it lies a myth of creation: the gods made their first man out of mud, but the result did not live up to their.

Corn as a synonym for maize or any other grain depends on the region you look at. I once heard as explanation for this, that people tend to name the most common crop corn.

So in regions with a dominant maize production corn refers to maize. In regions with a. Published on Mar 5, In this Little People Episode Michael and his Friends Help Farmer Jed with his Rain Soaked Corn! I hope you enjoy! Like Comment and Subscribe! I .Corn is the only food plant I know that shares the size of the human body—trees are far larger, most crops are smaller, but corn and people can stand face-to-face.

Many grasses, like the ones in your lawn or a tallgrass prairie, spread and make many identical shoots from a. People of Corn - book and craft Finally they make people from corn, the Mayans. When the story was over we made "corn on the cob", one of Chiquita's favorite foods.

Chiquita helped me punch out yellow "kernels" (really it was a little too hard for her, she did like two and I did the rest). We put glue all over a cardboard roll and rolled it.