picture of Lacandon Maya at Lacanja Ruins, Selva Lacandona, Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas, Mexico - photograph 11_mexlac17 - Lacandon Mayans, Chiapas Mexico travel documentary pictures

Photo of Lacandon Maya at Lacanja Ruins, Selva Lacandona, Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas, Mexico


Photo of Lacandon Mayan boy Pancho at Ruinas Lacanja in 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 - Near Lacanja Village in the Selv Chiapas Mexico

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