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Mexico’s 500-year jungle dwellers

The Lacandon Maya lived deep in the jungles of southern Mexico with limited outside contact until the turn of the 20th Century, when loggers and missionaries began to arrive.

Mexico - BBCI first met Daniel Chankin in the highland town of San Cristobal de las Casas in the Mexican state of Chiapas.

Daniel, a Lacandon Maya who…

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