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Articles by Tlakatekatl

About Tlakatekatl (12 Articles)
Native Dallasite raised in barrio Oak Cliff, long-time Chicano activist, danzante Mexika, and a scholar with a PhD in history. My research explores Chicana & Chicano indigeneity and its deep connections to ethnic Mexican indigenist nationalism. My current projects involve collaborating and producing a podcast that focuses on Chicana / Chicano themes as well as documenting Dallas' disappearing Chicano murals.

Mexika Woo: Part 1

[ mexika.org ] By Tlakatekatl [Update 6/3/19: minor revisions] The following is “Part 1” of a multipart essay on the deep history of Western esotericism and its influence [...]

May 23, 2018 // 1 Comment

Aztecs at the Pow Wow

[ Tlakatekatl ] It was summer and the year was 2001. Still a young man, I had just completed my first year as a danza neophyte, and I was extremely excited to have finally [...]

October 27, 2017 // 0 Comments