Synopses & Reviews
This book concerns an indigenous group of Tzotzil-speaking Indians living in the mountain highlands in the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico. It has been recognized as one of the most skillful handlings of Indian themes in Mexican literature.
This book described by its author as 'a small monograph on the culture of the Chamulas, ' concerns an indigenous group of Tzotzil-speaking Indians who live in the rural sectors among the mountain highlands of San Cristobal de Las Casas, in the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico. Their focus is the tiny village of Chamula, dedicated to ceremonial functions, where the political and religious authorities live.