Awakatek people

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Awakatek (Aguacateco)
Total population
11,068[1]
Regions with significant populations
 Guatemala Huehuetenango
 Mexico Chiapas
Languages
Awakatek, Spanish
Religion
Catholic, Evangelicalist, Maya religion

The Awakatek (Aguacateco) are a Maya people in Guatemala, primarily located in the municipality of Aguacatán (Huehuetenango). Their native language is also called Awakatek and is related to the Ixil language.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ See population census of 2002: "XI Censo Nacional de Población y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002) - Pertenencia de grupo étnico". Instituto Nacional de Estadística. 2002. Archived from the original on 5 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-27. 
  2. ^ See Gordon (2005): "Ethnologue: Languages of the World - Awakateko, A language of Guatemala". SIL International. 2005. Archived from the original on 28 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 

References[edit]

Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (ed.) (2005). Ethnologue: Languages of the World (online version) (Fifteenth edition ed.). Dallas, TX: SIL International. ISBN 1-55671-159-X. OCLC 60338097. Archived from the original on 2 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-30. 
"XI Censo Nacional de Población y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002) - Pertenencia de grupo étnico". Instituto Nacional de Estadística. 2002. Archived from the original on 5 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-27.