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Yaxunah | Yucatan


Yaxunah is a small Maya community in the State of Yucatan, Mexico. It is home to about 150 families - around 650 people –more than half of whom are under age 15. While the first language of community members is Yukatek Mayan, almost everyone knows Spanish as a second language.

We invite you to come and see this young, vibrant community, learn about its rich cultural history, and participate in communal life. As you look through this website, we think you will agree that Yaxunah has much to offer in attractions and in service opportunities. Come visit. It’s worth the trip!

Learn a Yucatec MAYA word!


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