San Cristobal Totonicapan

Pacanac

Completed on March 25, 2015

The community of Pacanac is in the department of Totonicapan, within the municipality of San Cristobal. In Quich’e, which is the widely spoken dialect in this region, Pacanac means ‘in the shade of a tree’. ‘Pa’ meaning under and ‘canac’ meaning the leaf to make tamalitos. This community sits at an altitude of 8500 feet…

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