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Western Kanjobal: See Acatec

"Western Kanjobal" is an alternate name for the Acatec language. The Acatec and Kanjobal languages are closely related, and Acatec was once considered a dialect of Kanjobal. Today, the Mexican government and most linguists recognize Acatec as a distinct language.

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

 Akateko language
 Kanjobal language
 Mayan peoples
 Mayan stories and legends
 Mayan words in English
 Mesoamerican cultures
 Languages of Mexico

Here are a few good books about the Western Kanjobal:
 We Were Taught To Plant Corn, Not To Kill
 The Ancient Maya

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