Making Tortillas

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Mayan Women learn very early how to make tortillas.

The making of totillas is so important in Mayan culture that it has become part of their identity. An antropologist once desecribe a testimony by a Mayan elderly woman who stated that she wanted to be burried alongside her piedra de moler and comal, the stone where corn is ground and the hotplate for making tortillas.

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