Lacandon Indians

Lacandon Indians
Lacandon are one of the Maya Peoples who live in the jungles of the Mexican state of Chipas, near the southern border with Guatemala. Their homeland, the Lacandon Jungle, lies along the Mexican side of the Usumacinta River and its tributaries. The Lacandon are one of the most isolated and culturally conservative of Mexico's native peoples. They almost extinct in 1943. They been found by people in near 50 years ago, they are absolute isolate with outside.

Lacandon Indians belief Maya religion. As the culturally conservative, they pray their ancient in Yaxchilan which near the Usumacinta River.
Yaxchilan means
"green stones" in Maya.

Lacandon Indians are always wearing white cloth that possible make by the fiber of tree.


Xinyu said...

Cloth make by the fiber of tree ?
WOoow O.O Nice post ..

Just Say Good9 said...

Before people found them, they are wear the fiber shirt. But after that outsider were supported them the new cloth so that, they started wear their new cloth ^^.

jujulia said...

Hi May I please use the photo of the Lacandon kid with bow as a reference for an oil painting? I will need a high resolution image to create. If you are agreeable, Please send permission and image to See my work at thank you kindly, Judith Starchild