James D. Nations

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Book cover of James D. Nations book Lacandon Maya in the Twenty-First CenturyJames D. Nations (M.S.), Rockville, Maryland, published Lacandón Maya in the Twenty-First Century: Indigenous Knowledge and Conservation in Mexico’s Tropical Rainforest (University Press of Florida), an account of 49 years of anthropological research on Mayan Indigenous groups in southeastern Mexico. Dr. Nations has dedicated his career to helping establish and protect indigenous territories, national parks and biosphere reserves throughout Latin America and the United States. He spent three years as a Fulbright Senior Researcher in Guatemala, where he served as an international advisor in the creation of the Maya Biosphere Reserve.