Guatemala: The Last Stand Of The K’iChe

Tecun Uman: The Last Stand Of The K’iChe

Tecun Uman was a Mayan Prince in the 15th Century.

As European colonisation pushed into Guatemala, he and his people refused to submit to Spanish rule and vowed to defend their lands until the very end.

But his men had never before seen guns, iron armour or even horses! How could they fight against such advanced weaponry?

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