picture of Lacandon shaman, Chan K'in Quatro, burning copal in temple, Naha Village, Selva Lacandona, Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas, Mexico - photograph 10_mexna126 - Lacandon Mayans, Chiapas Mexico travel documentary pictures

Photo of Lacandon shaman, Chan K'in Quatro, burning copal in temple, Naha Village, Selva Lacandona, Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas, Mexico


Photo of Lacandon Maya shaman Chan K'in Quatro performs ritual burning copal in a "god pot" and "speaking in tounges" in a temple. Naha Village, Selva Lacandona, Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas, Mexico.



The Lacandons are indigenous peoples of La Selva Lacandona in Chiapas, Mexico. They refer to themselves as the Hach Winik or True People. The Lacandon culture has lived in the Lacandon Rainforest for hundreds of years. It is said the Lacandons are direct descendants of the classical civilizations of Palenque, Yaxchilan and Bonampak.

Location of picture - Naha Village Chiapas Mexico

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