Maya, Awakateco
Indigenous Group Maya, Awakateco (Also known as: Aguacateco, Aguacatec)
Location Guatemala, Western Huehuetenango, Aguacatán
Estimated Population 18,000 (1998, SIL International)
Environment Highland
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Awakateko
Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Ixilan
Alternate Names: Aguacateco, Aguacatec
Website URLs Central American Indigenous Communities To Strengthen Ecosystem Management With US$9 Million Grant
Convention 169 and the Implementation of the Peace Accords in Guatemala
Ethnologue: Awakateko: A Language of Guatemala
Fifth Report on the Situation of Human Rights In Guatemala
Forgotten People: Internally Displaced Persons in Guatemala
Genocide and International Crimes in Domestic Courts: Guatemala
Global Exchange: Guatemala
Guatemala Displacement and Population Figures
Guatemala; A County of Many Languages
Guatemala and Mexico: The Maya Today
Indigenous Peoples and Poverty Reduction: A Case Study of Guatemala
Instituto Nacional de Estadística
Native Web Maya Nation Articles
NGOs Amnesty International (AI)
Centro de lnvestigaciones y Documentacion Maya (CEDIM)
Consejo Nacional De Educacion Maya (CNEM)
Coordinadora nacional de organizaciones campesinas (CNOC)
Defensoria Maya (DEMA)
Global Exchange
The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
The International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR)
Native Web
Orphan Islands Inc.
The Population Council
Prevent Genocide International
Pueblo Indio - CEA-CISA
Refugees International
Rights Action