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The descendents of Ch'olan are Cholti extinct, Chorti, Chol, and Chontal.
These are the languages most closely related to Ch'olan/Classic Maya; closest of all is possibly Chorti, spoken today in a small area near the Guatemalan/Honduran border.
[5 - †] More especially it is the territory of the Chorti dialect, spoken to this day in the vicinity of the famous ancient city of Copan,
CONIMICHH is a non-governmental organization working with 52 Mayan Chorti communities (48 in Copan state and 5 in the Ocotepeque state) to build the capacity of Mayan Chortis to gain access to land ownership and ensure their cultural rights.
CONIMICHH functions based on the belief that the land is vital to the Mayan Chorti family due to its relationship to food security, livelihoods and community development.