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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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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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Huehueteotl | Mexica

Enjoy Your New Sun | Huehueteotl Poem

A Poem I whipped up thinking about The Sacred Fire and The Drum, but same thing I guess. Huehueteotl Tayecana.
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Feminine Dimension of Water | Chalchiuhtlique

The following is an excerpt from John Mini’s “The Aztec Virgin.” It gives a brief but beautiful insight on the feminine aspects of water.  As with all the “Gods”, Deities, Energies, or whatever word one wants to use, the myriad faces of Creation’s manifestations are very poetic and profound. John Mini’s books are a great...
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Nahuatl Greetings

Basic Nahuatl Phrases & Greetings

Last updated: October 17, 2016 Hello:  Pialli (pee-ahh-lee) Please:  NimitztlaTlauhtia(nee-meetz-tla-tlaw-ti-ah) Thank You:  Tlazocamati (tlah-so-cah-mah-tee) Thank You very Much:  Tlazohcamati huel miac. (tlah-so-cah-mah-tee wehl me-ahk) You’re Welcome/It’s nothing:  Ahmitla (ahh-mee-tla) Excuse me:  Moixpantzinco (mo-eesh-pahntz-ink-oh) How Are You?  Quenin tica?/Quen timohuica? (keh-nihn tee-kah/ kehn-ti-mo-we-kah) And You\You as Well:  Huan Tah (wahn-tah) Good:  Cualli (kwal-lee) Very Good:  Cualli Cualli (kwal-lee, kwal-lee) Not Good/Bad: ...
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