picture of Lacandon Maya, Naha Village, Chiapas, Mexico - photograph 037_mexnah81b - La Ruta Maya, Mayan Route travel documentary pictures

Photo of Lacandon Maya, Naha Village, Chiapas, Mexico


Photo of Lacandon Maya man Juan Mendez Chan K'In. 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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