A large sewer pipe runs down to the lake front where many of the Mayan villagers wash their clothes as well as bath and is also where the cities water is drawn form in Santiago the home of the largest population of Mayan Indians left in Guatemala. Tu'utujil like many other Indians groups in Guatemala suffer from extreme poverty and are forced to make a living any way they can Feb. 14, 2005. The Tz'utujil Indians and their village are best known for the occupation by the Guatemalan military in the 1980's civil war. The government set up a base in the city do to the fact that the city was used heavily by the ORPA guerrillas.
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- Dying to Live, Guatemala living inside a failing state