Contemporary Snake Dancing in the Western Guatemalan Highland Maya

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 Quiché Maya male dancers free-handling dozens of apparently healthy adult Middle American gopher snakes ( Pituophis lineaticollis gibsoni)  as live props in a particularly rowdy and colorful "Baile de los Mejicanos" on the Day of the Dead in 2010, Chichicastenango, Quiché Department, Guatemala

Quiché Maya male dancers free-handling dozens of apparently healthy adult Middle American gopher snakes (Pituophis lineaticollis gibsoni) as live props in a particularly rowdy and colorful "Baile de los Mejicanos" on the Day of the Dead in 2010, Chichicastenango, Quiché Department, Guatemala

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