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Walter Little is assistant professor of anthropology at the State University of New York at Albany and codirector of Oxlajuj Aj, Tulane University’s Kaqchikel Language and Culture class in Guatemala. He has conducted fieldwork among Maya handicrafts producers and vendors since 1992 on issues related to tourism, gender roles, and identity performance, and this research is the subject of his book, Mayas in the Marketplace: Tourism, Globalization, and Cultural Identity (Austin: University of Texas, 2004).


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This is the Publisher’s PDF of the following article made available by the University of Chicago Press: Walter E. Little , "Notes from the Field: A Roundtable: Performing Tourism: Maya Women's Strategies," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 29, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 528-533. doi: