Kaan Took was the title of a ruler, or a position of power in the ruling class of the ancient Mayan empire.
The ancient Mayan Empire of Meso-America had many important mythological animal deities. One of the most powerful animal spirits was the snake.
“Meso-Ameri-Kaan” translates roughly to “Land of Snakes”.
Kaan Took: “Kaan” meaning “Snake” & “Took” meaning “King”.
Kaan Took = “Snake King”.
The King of Snakes.