Life Before the Series
Xupama is not originally from Chultunyu. He was born in the north and his family travelled in the Sea of Sand, where he learned to speak with the Whisperers.
In the Novels
As the best translator in Chultunyu, he is chosen to accompany Tanuk on their journey to Chipetzuha, the Red Pyramid.
Described as being "fairly old, his skin taunt and weathered, and he was thin and tall. He was the tallest man by far in Chultunyu. He wore a large white and black feathered headdress, giving him even more height."
- ↑ Chapter: "Chultunyu, Your coming must be a sign from the gods" p.83