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Photo of Lacandon Mayan boy, Cascadas Lacanja, Montes Azules Biosphere, Selva Lacandona, Chiapas, Mexico


Photo of 9-year old Lacandon Mayan boy Pancho at Cascadas Lacanja in Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve in the Selva Lacandona (Lacandon Jungle), Chiapas State, 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 - Lacanja Village in Selva Lacando Chiapas Mexico

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