Betty Bernice Faust photographs of Maya Indians in Campeche, 1985-1997
Faust, Betty Bernice
41 prints : silver gelatin
Campeche (Mexico : State)
Betty Bernice Faust (possibly b. 1942) researches rural communities of Mayan heritage and their interaction with the biophysical environment. She obtained a master's degree in public administration (1982) and PhD in anthropology (1988) from Syracuse University and spent fifteen years as a senior researcher in the Human Ecology Department of the Mexican government's federal Center for Research and Advanced Studies (CINVESTAV-IPN). The photographs in this collection document two research projects, which were funded by the Shell International Foundation of Dissertation Research in Developing Countries (1985-1986), the Werner-Gren Foundation (1992-1993), and CINESTAV.
Photographs made by Betty Bernice Faust in Campeche, Mexico, documenting Maya Indians and ceremonies. The collection also includes images of logging trucks and the Temple of Five Stories at Edzna, as well as two photographs by Bret Diamond.
Photo Lot 98-11, Betty Bernice Faust photographs of Maya Indians in the Yucatan Peninsula, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution