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Balamiha: See Aguacateco

"Balamiha" is an alternate name for the Aguacateco tribe of Central America. In the Mayan language spoken by the Aguacatecos, "Balamiha" means "house of jaguars," and this has been a mythic/ritualistic name for their people.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Balamiha tribe and language:

 Maya vocabulary words
 Mayan people
 Mayan myth
 Mesoamerican languages

Books about the Balamihas

Here are a few good books about the Balamiha tribe:
 We Were Taught to Plant Corn, Not to Kill
 The Ancient Maya

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