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Native American Tribes of Belize
This is an index to the Native American information on our website pertaining to Belize Indian tribes and the indigenous languages spoken in Belize.
Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to a native tribe of Belize that is not currently
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The original inhabitants of the area that is now Belize include:
The Garifuna Indians
The Kekchi Indians
The Yucatec Maya Indians
Recommended books about Belize's Native Americans: Detailed information on the Belizean Mayans, with many maps.
Maya Atlas: The Struggle to Preserve Maya Land in Southern Belize:
History book on the Mayan peoples of Belize, particularly in post-Columbian times.
The Maya of Belize:
Book on the culture and survival of the Maya Indians of Belize, Guatemala and Mexico.
Time Among The Mayas:
Book about the ethnobotany of Belize's Indian tribes.
Rainforest Remedies: 100 Healing Herbs of Belize:
Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in Belize: Organization working on behalf of Belize Indians.
Belize Indigenous Training Institute:
Article on the history of the Maya tribes of Belize.
Maya Civilization Timeline:
Maps, pictures, and explanations of various Mayan ruins in Belize.
Maya Archaeological Sites in Belize:
Photographs of Belize Mayan temples.
Pyramids in Belize:
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