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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.
Here are links to our webpages about the Chalchitec tribe and 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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