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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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Mexica Perspective on Gregorian New Years

Just clear things up, I don’t mean to disrespect anyone celebrating today as their new year. And if you wish me a Happy New Year , I happily accept the well wishes. But just so yall understand, I promote the superiority of Indigenous Calendars not to be a cultural (or in this case Calendrical) elitist...
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Regaining Our Harmony Through the Tonalpohualli

Regaining Our Harmony Through the Tonalpohualli by Luis R. Pesia A subject that in my experience in Chicano Studies, or other areas where our ancestral culture is discussed, that is touched upon but never really understood is the count of the daily solar energies, or Tonalpohualli in Nahuatl. The Tonalpohualli is understanding the science of...
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