Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Humberto Ak'ab'al, Guatemalan poet, Died at 66

Humberto Ak'ab'al also Ak'abal or Akabal wasborn in 1952 and died on January 28, 2019.

He was a K'iche' Maya poet from Guatemala.

He wrote in his local dialect of K'iche', and afterward made an interpretation of his verse into Spanish.

Along with the interpretations of his works into various dialects and worldwide acknowledgment, Ak'ab'al is viewed as "the most prestigious Maya Ki'che' writer" on the planet.

Humberto Ak'ab'al passed away at 66 years old.

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