Mexica

Aztec wolf sacrificed yields golden trove in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY: A sacrificial wolf, elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold ever found and buried more than five centuries ago, has come …

Archaeology

aztec natives liberation of mexicans as natives to america

Aztec Natives liberation of Mexicans as natives to America. Education about Aztecs, Mexica, Hispanic, Latino, Latina, Chicano, Chicana, Mestizo, …

Aztecs

Did the Aztecs Simply Disappear? Surviving Biombo Paintings Tell Another Story

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art recently hosted an event featuring art historian Barbara E. Mundy entitled, “The Death of Aztec Tenochtitlan, …

Corpus Christi

Cholo Goth Duo Prayers’ ‘Mexica’ Video Will Decolonize Your Mind To Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

<i>Pyramid-builders</i>. That’s the way Leafar Seyer (aka Rafael Reyes) of the electronic rock duo Prayers describes his people — the Mexican people, or the Mexica — one of the indigenous peoples of the American continent. A brand new Prayers song and video named after them, “Mexica” is embedded above, …

Aztecs

We May Never Truly Fathom Other Cultures - Facts So Romantic

If they’re honest and humble enough, people who study societies that existed in the Americas before the arrival of Europeans will admit that they …

Aztecs

Prayers' "Mexica" Video is a Fierce Anti-Colonial Manifesto

Prayers have been one of the rarer cultural products to come out of the U.S.-Mexico border. Nothing about their background or visual aesthetic …

Aztecs

Review: Mexica

Quinns and Matt want you to come on holiday with them! Come along to the ancient city of Tenochtitlan. Don’t worry, it’ll be demolished again once …

Board Games

Mexican Boozy Hot Chocolate for Two

In a saucepan, whisk together cocoa powder, sugar, salt, cayenne powder, cinnamon and 1/4 cup of milk until they are well combined.<p>Add remaining milk …

Chocolate

López: New Spain and New England

The story of the European invasion of America beginning in the late 15th century involves two main groups of conquerors – the Spanish and the English.<p>…

History

Nahuatl: How I Learned a Language With Few Native Speakers

Have you ever had the crazy idea of studying a minor language or an endangered language? In 2014 I decided to study Nahuatl, an endangered language …

Language

Giving birth was one big battle

‘The magnificent squatting image of the Mexica goddess of childbirth, naked, solitary in the ecstasy of total effort, does not represent a woman in …

Aztecs

Behind the Mask: 10 Pieces of Ceremonial Headgear From Across Art History

To learn more about the rich history of traditional masks, we've excerpted 10 examples from Phaidon's 30,000 Years of Art.

Ancient History

New Game Round-up: Mexica Returns, Zombies Recess & King Ludwig Reveals Secrets

• New French publisher Super Meeple was established to reissue out-of-print masterpiece games, and for its first release in April 2015 it will …

Aztecs

How gang kid re-created himself as a scholar, with guidance

Cuate Mexica describes himself as a predator who liked to intimidate people; sometimes it was for money, sometimes it was just what he and his …

Aztecs

Immigration and Mental Health: The Mexica Bussing My Table

Aca bussed tables at my upscale coffee spot.<p>We never talked in that world and there was only the slightest superficial courtesy of recognition between us. I'm part of the crowd that cleans up after myself. It may have been that small egalitarian act that first caught his attention and made him look …

Mental Health

History of Mexico - The Aztec Empire

<b>THE RISE OF THE AZTEC EMPIRE</b> <br>By John P. Schmal<p>The Aztec Empire of 1519 was the most powerful Mesoamerican kingdom of all time. The multi-ethnic, …

Ancient History

Decoding Mexico's City of Gods

Sometime in the 14th century, the first Mexica found their way into the valley of Teotihuacán. The Mexica (often incorrectly called Aztecs in modern …

Ancient History

London's best Mexican restaurants

Venue says: “50% off food Sunday - Wednesday if you dine before 7pm.”<p>The neon sign outside reads ‘sex shop’; the mannequin in the entrance wears a …

Restaurants

The Mythology of the Aztecs and the Founding of Tenochtitlan

The origins of the Aztec Empire are part legend, part archaeological and historical fact. When the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés arrived in …

Ancient History

The Main Belief System and Multi-Deity Universe of the Aztecs

The <b>Aztec religion</b> was made up of a complex set of beliefs, rituals and gods that helped the Aztec/Mexica to make sense of their world's physical …

Ancient History

Fragments of human bones help investigators to determine that Mexicas practiced cannibalism

<b>MEXICO CITY</b><b>.-</b> Fragments of human bones that show cuts and prolonged exposure to fire, have allowed investigators to conclude that during the Post …

Anthropology

Nahuatl Names | Mexica Names

Being patient, involving ceremony, and self-reflection is key to discovering a proper <b>Nahuatl name</b>. When you are searching for an Indigenous name it …

Aztecs

Coatlicue

Coatlicue (<i>pron</i>. Co-at-li-cu-e) or 'Serpent Skirt' was a major deity in the Aztec pantheon and regarded as the earth-mother goddess. Represented as …

Ancient History

Moctezuma: the leader who lost an empire

Moctezuma was a proven military commander yet in just two years his rule and the supremacy of his Mexica people collapsed, conquered by a few hundred Spanish adventurers. Greg Neale investigates the story of two worlds in collision.<p>Two images of a singular man confront visitors to the new British …

Ancient History