Viceroyalty of New Spain 1521 – 1821

By Manzanillo Sun Writer  from the September 2017 Edition Capital: Mexico City Languages : Spanish (official), French, Nahuatl, Mayan, Indigenous languages, Philippine languages Religion : Roman Catholicism Government :Viceroyalty New Spain (Spanish: Nueva España) was a colonial territory of the Spanish Empire in the New World north of the Isthmus of Panama. It was established […]

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Aztlán

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the December 2016 Edition Aztlán (from Nahuatl: Aztl n, [ ast ɬa ː n ]) is the legendary ancestral home of the Aztec peoples. Aztecah is the Nahuatl word for “people from Aztlán”. The place, Aztlán, is mentioned in several ethnohistorical sources dating from the colonial period and each of […]

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P2C -Path to Citizenship – Quetzalcóatl – Meso-American God

By Manzanillo Sun Writer From the June 2016 Edition Alternative titles: Ce Acatl; Ehécatl; Feathered Serpent; Kukulcán; One Reed Quetzalcóatl, Mayan name Kukulcán, (from Nahuatl quetzalli, “tail feather of the quetzal bird [Pharomachrus mocinno],” and coatl, “snake”), the Feathered Serpent, one of the major deities of the ancient Mexican pantheon. Representations of a feathered snake […]

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