Miriam ArguetaK’ichee and Spanish Interpreter Jasper, Alabama
Born in 1963 in Mayan Village San Bartolo_ Aguas Calientes, Totonicapán in Guatemala C.A.
Speaks one of the 22 Mayan languages in Guatemala, The K’chee.
Grew up speaking both K’ichee and Spanish.
Moved to The USA on 1981. On 1,996, started working part time for The Public Health of State of Alabama as interpreter. On 2001 Was classified as Language Interpreter and full time employee with Walker County Health Department for the State of Alabama. Since 1997, has been been Freelance interpreter and has been providing services for different providers in Medical and Court cases.
1981 High School Diploma at Emilio Arenales Catalan del Liceo Guatemala Nocturno, Guatemala
1984/1985, Diploma of Ameican English with Cortina Institute of Languages by correspondence.
1995/1997, Attended Bevill State Community College in Jasper, Alabama (Business Administration)
05/2003,Certificate Bridging The Gap (40 hours of Training Medical Interpreting) with HICA.