Twenty days before the New Year, the main priest begins to pray every five days at 1:00 am A turkey is taken to a hill about 10 kilometers from the village in a decorated box, slaughtered and buried immediately. The blood is shed in mud and sticks that also burned copal there. The main priest and pray on the main bundles of sticks and candles copal subsequently burned in the sacred sites of the people. It reads the ordinance, bathed continuously with the smoke of incense for a priest’s wife and minor principal priest, priests pray at home and in church ceremonies. The Mayans acatecos pray lay in front of the church throughout the night and complete the following day is done and marimba music trio, there is no consumption of liquor or dancing. Twenty-five days before the new year, the spirits of the young had left to go to the cave which is located in Santa Eulalia, these returning Twenty days later, after the spirits of the adults go to the cave to stay there for five days . There are special foods required for taboos and other adults in this period of five days, they are considered dangerous. The great prayer for rain, rain, invoking the four angels who look after the four quarters of the world, is held during the slaughter in celebration of the New Year. The shipper of the year is a very important and solemn ceremony.
- Boston Globe
openly defy the law, a Kurdish politician, said legislators in Turkish parliament in the Kurdish language on Tuesday to celebrate UNESCO world languages week. State-run television immediately cut the live broadcast.
A politician stirred debate about the rights of minorities in Turkey when he spoke Kurdish in parliament on Tuesday, violating laws that bar the language in official settings. State-run television immediately cut the live broadcast of the legislature Ahmet Turk as he spoke in his native language.
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openly defy the law, a Kurdish politician, said legislators in the Turkish parliament in the Kurdish language on Tuesday to celebrate UNESCO world languages week.
- The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News
ANKARA, Turkey – A Turkish Kurdish politician became law on Tuesday by giving a speech to parliament in the Kurdish language. State-run television immediately cut the live broadcast.