National Geographic : 1936 Nov
© National Geographic Society "LITTLE MONKEY" BAGS AN IGUANA He can bring down a lizard, bird, or opossum with nearly every shot -a valuable art in Yucatan, where ammunition is costly. Angel, nick named Tuchin (Little Monkey), is the son of a Maya woman and the Korean major-domo of the Carnegie Institution's hacienda at Chichen Itza. Finlay Photographs by Luis Marden A MAYAHUNTER TRAVELS LIGHT When the stalwart foreman oftheChichen Itza excavation gang goes shooting in the bush, he needs only shotgun, water gourd, food bag made of henequen, and a broad-bladed machete imported from Connecticut. He is a fine Maya type, with well-shaped head.