2012 Maya numbering system

The Maya
Page 2


2012 the end of the 5th long count


Pom, the sap of the copal tree
(Protium copal), a
sacred incense used
by ancient and modern Maya.


In 1840, Maya began returning to Belize to escape persecution in Guatemala. There are
two distinct groups here now, Mopan Maya and Ke'kchi Maya.  The Mopan are referred
to by both groups as "Maya" and the
Ke'kchi as "Ke'kchi".

( see "Links" page for excellent
historical and cultural resources)


Columbia River
The Columbia River
near San Pedro Columbia, a mixed
Ke'kchi and Mopan Maya village
(Charles Wright worked to protect
this fragile environment)