The Milpa cycle is covered in Class 3.10, as part of the 30+ design cycle of the Mayan Forest.
This article explains some of the research background that brought us knowledge of this ancient complex design.
Director: BRASS/El Pilar Program
University of California, Santa Barbara
Dr. Anabel Ford has decoded the ancient Maya landscape by combining archaeological research with traditional Maya knowledge.
Ford distinguished herself in Mesoamericanarchaeology with the study of patterns of settlement and environment, demystifying traditional views of the ancient Maya by examining the common human aspects of this civilization that shed light on sustainable farming practices.
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