See also: Category:Maya people · Ah Ahaual, a 7th-century captive of noble
lineage recorded in pre-Columbian Maya ...
Despite local differences and more than thirty living languages, the Maya share
cultural roots and the common legacy of an accomplished civilization that ...
Aug 10, 2016 ... In the early 21st century some 30 Mayan languages were spoken by more than
five million people, most of whom were bilingual in Spanish.
Jun 14, 2012 ... The Maya, accomplished astronomers and mathematicians, developed one of
the most accurate calendar systems in human history.
Jul 6, 2012 ... The Maya are an indigenous people of Mexico and Central America who have
continuously inhabited the lands comprising modern-day ...
Modern Mayan with crossed-eyes. The Mayan people had copper-brown skin
and black hair and were only about five feet tall. They tattooed and scarred their ...
Mar 15, 2013 ... In fact, up to this day, there are approximately more than six million Maya people
still thriving, living and surviving amidst the harshness of these ...
While the city-states of the Classic period lowlands may have been abandoned in
the tenth century, the Maya people did not disappear any more than the ...
The whole Mayan civilisation simply vanished. The Mayan cities were
abandoned, the people's traditions forgotten and their languages lost forever.
The Maya today number about six million people, making them the largest single
block of indigenous peoples north of Peru. Some of the largest Maya groups ...