The Northern Maya of Belize Belong to the Yucatec Maya group which are found in Corozal, Orange Walk and Cayo . Their native language is known simply as Maya or Màaya t'àan but it is also known as Maya Yucateco . Today mostly elders are the Maya speakers while many of the younger generation have exchange their native Maya language to Spanish and English putting it endangered with just little over 2000 speakers in Belize. The Yucatec Maya in Belize may identify in different ways depending on the individual such as Maya, Masewal, Maya Masewal ,Maya Mestizo or Mayero all are the same . The Northern Maya practice several Maya traditions like Cha Chaac, Hanal Pixan, Biix, Jéets´Méek' and others. During the Guerra Social Maya (1847-1930’s) more commonly known as the Caste War the Yucatec Maya were divided into several rebel groups which were fighting against the Europeans. This Yucatec Maya rebel groups were known as the Cruzoob Maya and Icaiche Maya which their descendants are still found in Belize. Today the Yucatec Maya are milperos,Cane farmers,Teachers,doctors, Police man etc .
All information courtesy of Facebook Belize Yucatec Maya : https://www.facebook.com/Belizeyucatecmaya/
Simply Belize: The Yucatec Maya http://www.simplybelize.org/episode01.html
Maya of Northern Belize : http://www.northernbelize.com/cult_mayan.html