Cakchiquel


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Noun1.Cakchiquel - a member of the Mayan people living in south central Guatemala
Maya, Mayan - a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy; "Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar"
2.Cakchiquel - the Mayan language spoken by the Cakchiquel
Mayan language, Maya, Mayan - a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
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The program, developed by the Rural Development Bank (Banrural), began in 2005 with 108 machines, and has 420 multilingual ATMs, which offer instructions in Spanish, and can cater to Mayan speakers of Quiche, Cakchiquel, Q'eqchi', Ixil, Mam and q'anjob'al.
Bacilio is from the region known as Yepocapa, and is a Mayan Cakchiquel.
The Iximche Maya are unusual in that a written history exists that records the founding of their capital as well as events of the Conquest and early colonial times: the Annals of the Cakchiquels was written by Cakchiquel survivors of the Conquest.