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Chalchitec is the name of a Mayan band or community of Guatemala. Their name comes from the neighborhood of Chalchitán, where their community is located. The Chalchitecs speak a dialect of the Aguacateco language.

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

 Chalchitec language
 Mayan Indian people
 Central American folklore
 Guatemala indigenous languages
 Maya language groups

Books about the Chalchitecs

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

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