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The “Other Guadalupe” | Catecismo Guadalupe

For those with the understanding that our ancestors were creative in the struggle to preserve our cultural inheritance, this is the English translation of the "Catecismo Guadalupe. "
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Nican Tlaca

Nican Tlaca – What does it mean?

Nican Tlaca Nican Tlaca is a Nahuatl (Mexica, Aztec, etc.) term used to refer to “the (indigenous) people” in their relation to the foreign invaders (Spanish/Christians.) From my understanding, while it has been documented as being used at least since the 1500’s, it was made popular in recent times by the organization Mexica Movement with the intention of creating...
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Mexica Tiahui

Mexica Tiahui – What does it mean?

Mexica Tiahui! I’ve always known the spirited sentiment to mean “Mexican (Indigenous) Moving/Go Forward!” It is used as a positive exclamation mostly by Chicanah (Chican@) people in the United States who are using “Mexica” as an identity point in reclaiming their Indigenous self. From my Nahuatl dictionary research, Tiahui is a form of the the...
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I Even Shake the Devils Hand (Poem)

A poem reflecting on the power of love, truth, light and such good things in relation to dealing with negativity or nemesis subjects.
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Mexica | Aztec Prayer for Alignment

Prayer for Alignment & Wholeness

You know sometimes Life getz a lil Hectic and uh, Hater Energies can cheap shot from all around, So..um We Gonna Do It Like This..   Tlazocamati Hue Yokoyani (Grand Creator) Creator Mother, Creator Father Tlazocamati Ancestors, Relatives near and far. Tlazocamati for all our blessings. It is true that we are beautiful beings, Each...
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Nahuatl Names | How to Get

Nahuatl Names

Being patient, involving ceremony, and self-reflection is key to discovering a proper Nahuatl name. When you are searching for an Indigenous name it is very important to become educated on the language, history, and pronunciations as much as possible. I know one can get very excited as they uncover their Indigenous self, and as such...
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