His brother and his wife live in a house nearby.
Their income comes from the corn fields (las milpas) and from the beautiful handcrafts he learned to do by himself. His daughters-in-law make dream catchers (chuquayak) and in that way contribute to the family’s income.
Gregorio and his sons made a traditional Maya house by themselves, waiting for a full moon to cut the wood, and thus following the Maya traditions. He is a very religious man, who respects and practices all the Maya ceremonies and traditions, preserving his culture and heritage in that way. He believes that this it is something that all the Maya people owe to their grandparents – to continue preserving the old ways, as well as continue working on the corn fields.