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Where did the eastern Mayas go? The historical, relational, and contingent interplay of Ch'orti' indigeneity




Metz, Brent E., author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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This volume explores the issue of who is Indigenous by focusing on the sociohistorical transformations over the past two millennia of the Ch'orti' Maya. The language of elite writers in Classic Maya civilization was Proto-Ch'olan, but by the end of the colonial period (1524-1821) few Ch'orti' speakers remained.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Chorti Indians -- History
Chorti language -- Guatemala
Chorti language -- Honduras
Chorti Indians -- Ethnic identity
Chorti Indians -- Social conditions


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