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- proper noun A non-
Mayan indigenouspeople of Mesoamericawith communitiesin the southern portion of Guatemala, near its border with El Salvador, and in the mountainousregion to the north.
- proper noun Their
language, generally considered a language isolate.
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Don Alejandro Cirilo Perez Oxlaj, Mayan Elder and President of the National Council of Elders Mayas, Xinca and Garifuna of Guatemala, spoke of the Mayan prophecies and the approach of the end of the Mayan calendar in 2012.
I have given several reasons for the opinion that these words are in the Xinca language.
Masaya previously had cubs with Xinca, who died Nov. 21.
"The ruling is a success for Guatemala's indigenous peoples, the Maya, Garifuna and Xinca, giving them greater control over projects that affect them.