Qs: Yucatec Maya - Chan Santa Cruz Maya Subdivision
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When checking ethnologue.com I just came across the subdivision ''Chan Santa Cruz Maya'' as being a branch of Yucatec Maya in its own right. This does most probably refer to the descendants of the so-called Cruzo'ob (or Chan Santa Cruz)-Maya from the Caste War of Yucatan. Finishing my Ph.D. thesis on this topic I am well aware that they have/had certain political and cultural autonomies but I never thought of them or saw them being classified as linguistically distinct. Unfortunately I cannot find a good reason for such a subdivision either on ethnologue or elsewhere on the web.
Does anyone know of any publications (apart from ethnologue) in whatever form which deal somehow with especially this type of classification?
Any comment or suggestion welcome! And yes, I will post a summary, if possible.
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