Proyecto Salinas de los Nueve Cerros is made possible through the support of a large number of individuals and institutions.
The Alphawood Foundation, especially David Horwich and Fred.
The Maya Area Cultural Heritage Initiative (MACHI)
The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the Study Abroad Office, and the University of Louisiana Foundation, and especially the following individuals: Dr. David Barry, Ruth Landry, Julie Falgout, Dr. Mark Rees, Dr. Kathleen Handy, Christina Neugebaver, Dr. Mark Lentz, Dr. Leslie Bary, Dr. Ray Brassieur, and Dr. David Palmer.
The Guatemalan Ministry of Culture, especially the Department of Prehispanic Monuments and the following individuals: Lcda. Monica Urquizu, Rita Casas, Mro. Juan Carlos Perez, Mro. Juan Carlos Ramirez, Mro. Erick Ponciano, Dr. Hector Escobedo, Julio Archila, and Jacqueline Aquino.
Congressman Haroldo Quej Chen and Congresswoman Delia Back, and María Trinidad Gutierrez (Head of the Guatemalan Presidential Commission against Discrimination and Racism)
The municipality of Coban, especially the Mayor, Ing. Leonel Chacon, and the following individuals: Homero Gatica, Ing. Victor Yoj, Maynor Aquino, Herbert Paz, Nancy Mollinedo, Ariel Hasse, Abel Juarez, and Agusto Buenafe.
The residents of the Nueve Cerros region, ACODESERESA, and the villages of Sta. Lucia, San Benito, Pie de Cerro, Las Tortugas, Tierra Blanca Sebol, la Finca Salinas. We'd particularly like to thank the following individuals: the Tun brothers, Efrain Tox Tiul and the whole Tox Tiul family, Santiago Ico, Juan Ico, Romeo Cuz, Olibario Ichich, Pedro Lucas Tut, Pedro Xo, and Manual Xo.
The Alta Verapaz Tourism Association, especially Gloria Wellman and Ing. Francisco Ligorria.
Students from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette who are collaborating with the development project, especially Liliana McGuffin, Miley Jackson, Patricia Calvarho, Corey and Kelsey Etheredge, Alaina Comeaux, Steven Fontenot, Leslie Clements, Amanda Cuevas, Caleb Walls, April Pitman, Ian McCormick, Leah Duhon, Kelci Quereau, Jennifer Hopkins, Cecilia Hamilton, Nicholas Person, and the following student organizations: the Anthropology Society, the History Society, the Honors Society, Chi Alpha, and Spanish Society.
Dr. Richard Winters; Drew and Angi Patton (in honor of Jennifer Hopkins); Albert and Kay Rees; Brent Woodfill, Sr.; and Kirk and Debbie Woodfill, for their donations to the development project.
Dr. Brian D. Dillon, the original jefe de jefes at Nueve Cerros, continues to be enthusiastically supportive of the new project and has collaborated with us since before we began work there.