Chan Santa Cruz

Chan Santa Cruz or U Noh Kah Balam Nah Chan Santa Cruz is the Maya town now known as Felipe Carrillo Puerto in what is now the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. This name is often assigned to the Maya free state ruled from Chan Santa Cruz for much of the second half of the 19th century. Nonetheless, indigenous documentation including the 'Proclamation' of The State of The Cross and copious correspondence on behalf of this same state give its indigenous name as Juan, (Huaan), de la Cruz, 'The State of The Cross'.

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