Watch the film Popol Vuh: The Creation Myth of the Maya @ . Answer the following questions.
1. How does the Popol Vuh reflect the beliefs and values of ancient Quiché Mayan culture? How do these agree with—or differ from—the major values and beliefs (also stereotypes) widespread in current American society?
2. How does the use of trickery and magic in the Popol Vuh compare with that of other cultures or religions you are familiar with? What role do their uses play in the story of the Hero Twins?