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The myth of the moon goddess - Cynthia Fay Davis

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The sun god was in love with the moon goddess, Ix Chel. But the goddess’ grandfather was very possessive, and would not let the sun god anywhere near his beloved granddaughter. Desperate to be together, they escaped and were ready to light up the sky with their powerful rays. Unfortunately, their love story doesn’t end happily ever after. Cynthia Fay Davis details the Maya myth of Ix Chel.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Cynthia Fay Davis
  • Director The Animation Project
  • Lead Creative Sammi WS Chan, Teresa Park, Zander Krakowiak
  • Designer Andrea Montufar, Dasle Gang, Jin-Lyn Chin
  • Mentor Cat Gulácsy, Pakorn Bupphavesa, Melody Shih
  • Music Salil Bhayani, cAMP Studio
  • Sound Designer Nirana Singh, cAMP Studio
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Fact-Checker Joseph Isaac

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