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Chalchitán (Chalchitan)

"Chalchitán" or "Chalchitan" is the name of an Acatec village in Guatemala. The dialect of the Acatec language spoken in this region is known as Chalchiteco, named after the village, and this dialect sometimes is also referred to as "Chalchitan Maya."

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Chalchitan Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Chalchitan tribe and language:
 Chalchitan language
 Mayan language family
 Maya mythology for kids
 Mayan words
 Mesoamerican culture
 Mexican Indians

Books about the Chalchitans

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

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