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Huastecs

HUASTECS, a tribe of North American Indians of Mayan stock, living to the north of Vera Cruz. They are of interest to the ethnologist as being so entirely detached from the other Mayan tribes of Central America. The theory is that the Mayas came from the north and that the Huastecs were left behind in the migration southward.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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