The Pseudohistorical Origins of the Mexicayotl Movement.
A short list of resources that can help you understand the poor scholarship behind the “Mexicayotl Movement.” Note: Yankwik Mexikayotl (The New Mexikayotl) was developed to counter the harmful effects that Mexicayotl has had on our cultural identities.
Cantares Mexicanos: Songs of the Aztecs
The entire book in PDF format. The English translation of the original text written in Nawatl. It was finally translated in 1985 by John Bierhost. It consists of hundreds of pages of Aztec poetry and it was written sometime between 1499-1590.
The Mestizo Myth: A Weapon of Self-Hatred
(A series of articles and essays which discuss the racist concept of “Mestizaje” and how it is used as a weapon against Nikan Titlakah / Timazewaltin.)
The Olmeca Were NOT African!
(A series of articles which explore and debunk the myth started by Afrocentrists that the Olmeca were actually Africans. PDF format)
Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World
(An invaluable resource in PDF format – FREE)
Dante’s Heritage: Questioning the multi-layered model of the Mesoamerican universe
Cronica Mexicayotl by Tezozomoc
An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl (Nahuatl to English dictionary)
Written by Frances Karttunen
You must be logged in to post a comment.