Mayan languages
The Mayan languages form a language family spoken in Mesoamerica and northern Central America. Mayan languages are spoken by at least 6 million indigenous Maya, primarily in Guatemala, Mexico, Belize ...
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List of Mayan languages
The Mayan languages are a family of languages spoken by the Mayan people. The Mayan people form a group of approximately 7 million people descendant from an ancient Mesoamerican civilization and sprea...
List of Mayan languages - Wikipedia
Proto-Mayan language
Proto-Mayan is the hypothetical common ancestor of the 30 living Mayan languages, as well as the Classic Maya language documented in the Maya inscriptions.
The Proto-Mayan language is reconstructe...
Maya script
The Mayan script, also known as Mayan glyphs or Mayan hieroglyphs, is the writing system of the Maya civilization of Mesoamerica, presently the only Mesoamerican writing system that has been substanti...
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Mesoamerican literature
The traditions of indigenous Mesoamerican literature extend back to the oldest-attested forms of early writing in the Mesoamerican region, which date from around the mid-1st millennium BCE. Many of th...
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Lacandon language
Lacandon (Jach-t’aan in the revised orthography of the Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indigenas) is a Mayan language spoken by approximately 1000 Lacandon people in the state of Chiapas in Mexico. Nati...
Tektitek language
The Tektitek language (Tectiteco, Teco, or B'a'aj) is a member of the Quichean–Mamean branch of the Mayan language family. It is very closely related to the Mam language. Tektikek is spoken by the T...
Apocalypto
Apocalypto is a 2006 American epic adventure film directed and produced by Mel Gibson. It was written by Gibson and Farhad Safinia. Set in pre-Columbian Petén, Guatemala, around the year 1511, Apocal...
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Ch’ol language
The Ch'ol (Chol) language is a member of the western branch of the Mayan language family used by the Ch'ol people in the Mexican state of Chiapas. There are two main dialects:The Cholan branch of the...
Quichean languages
The (Greater) Quichean languages are a branch of the Mayan family of Guatemala.
See Mayan languages#Eastern branch for details.
Quichean languages - Wikipedia
Alfred Tozzer
Alfred Marston Tozzer (4 July 1877 - 5 October 1954) was an American anthropologist, archaeologist, linguist, and educator. His principal area of interest was Mesoamerican, especially Maya, studies. ...
Ixil language
Ixil-Maya is one of the 21 different Mayan languages spoken in the Central American country of Guatemala. According to historical linguistic studies Ixil emerged as a separate language sometime around...
Poqomam language
Poqomam is a Mayan language, closely related to Poqomchi’. It is spoken by approximately 49,000 people in several small pockets in Guatemala, the largest of which is in the Alta Verapaz department but...
Achi language
Achi (Achí in Spanish) is a Mayan language very closely related to K'iche' (Quiché in the older orthography). It is spoken by the Achi people, primarily in the department of Baja Verapaz in Guatemala....
Lila Downs
Ana Lila Downs Sánchez, best known as Lila Downs (born September 9, 1968) is a Mexican–American singer-songwriter and actress. She performs her own compositions as well as tapping into Mexican traditi...
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XEPET-AM
XEPET-AM/XHPET-FM (La Voz de los Mayas – "The Voice of the Mayas") is an indigenous community radio station that broadcasts in Spanish and Yucatec Maya from Peto (130 km south of state capital Mérida)...
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Humberto Ak'ab'al
Humberto Ak'ab'al also Ak'abal or Akabal (born 1952 Momostenango, Totonicapán department) is a K'iche' Maya poet from Guatemala. His poetry has been published in French, English, Estonian, Scots, Ger...
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Cuatrillo
Cuatrillo (capital: Ꜭ, small: ꜭ) (Spanish for "little four") is a letter of several colonial Mayan alphabets in the Latin script that is based on the digit 4. It was invented by a Franciscan friar, Al...
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Ch’olti’ language
The Ch'olti' language is an extinct Mayan language which was spoken by the Manche Ch'ol people of eastern Guatemala and southern Belize. The post-colonial stage of the language is only known from a si...
Ch’olti’ language - Wikipedia
Sakapultek language
Sakapultek or Sacapulteco is a Mayan language very closely related to K'iche' (Quiché). It is spoken by approximately 15,000 people in Sacapulas, El Quiché department and in Guatemala City.
Susana Harp
Susana Harp Iturribarria (born April 8, 1968) is a Mexican singer of traditional music.
Born in Oaxaca de Juárez, her mother is from Oaxaca and her father is Lebanese, from a very small community ...
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Men with Guns
Men with Guns (Spanish: Hombres armados) is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by John Sayles and starring Federico Luppi, Damián Delgado and Mandy Patinkin. The executive producers ...
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Q’eqchi’ language
The Q'eqchi' language, also spelled Kekchi, is one of the Mayan languages, natively spoken within Q'eqchi' communities in Guatemala and Belize.
Q'eqchi' has traditionally been described as having...
Uspantek language
The Uspanteko (Uspanteco, Uspanteko, Uspantec) is a Mayan language of Guatemala, closely related to K'iche'. It is spoken in the Uspantán and Playa Grande Ixcán[1] municipios, in the Department El Qu...
Huastec language
The Wasteko (Huasteco) language is a Mayan language of Mexico, spoken by the Huastecos living in rural areas of San Luis Potosí and northern Veracruz. Though relatively isolated from them, it is relat...
Huastec language - Wikipedia