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Luis Enrique Sam Colop

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Name  Luis Sam

Role  Poet
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Died  July 15, 2011, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Education  University at Buffalo (1994)
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, Latin America & Caribbean

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Luis Enrique Sam Colop or Sam-Colop (born in Cantel, 1955, died July 15, 2011) was a Guatemalan/Native American linguist, lawyer, poet, writer, newspaper columnist, promoter of the K'iche' language, and social activist.


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Early life

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He was born in Cantel, Guatemala in 1955.


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Sam Colop graduated in Law at the Rafael Landivar University and obtained his Ph.D. at SUNY, Buffalo in 1994 with a dissertation on Maya poetry.

Teaching career

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He taught K'iche' Language at the Universidad de San Carlos, Guatemala. Starting in 1999 he was a Fulbright-sponsored visiting scholar at St. Mary's College of Maryland

Books and articles

Published works by Luis Sam-Colop include two poem collections, Versos sin refugio and La copa y la raíz as well as various essays and articles. He is best known outside Guatemala for a new edition of the Popol Vuh in the native language. He recently received a Guggenheim fellowship in connection with this work.


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