Carlos Barrios
Mayan people

“This spirit of this time has a word and this word is ‘action.’ We need to take action in our lives to not lose this gift of life.”

Mayan elder Carlos Barrios was an anthropologist, researcher, historian, and an expert in the Sacred Maya Calendar. An Ajq’ij (Mayan spiritual guide) and a member of the Council of Mayan Elders, Don Carlos actively contributed to the revival and continuation of Mayan culture and knowledge. He passed away on July 5th 2020, shortly after sharing his message.