Náhuatl

Poster Náhuatl is a language of the Uto-Aztecan language family. Varieties of Náhuatl are spoken today by an estimated 1.5 million Nahua peoples, most of whom live in central Mexico. Also spelled: Nawatl Hashtags: #LenguaNáhuatl HeadlinesIn Milpa Alta, people still speak the Aztec language – BBC7 Common Nawatl Words Used By Chicanos and ChicanasNahuatl, Nauatl, …

Mexico City’s Templo Mayor

Photo: Centro Mexico City – Spotlight on the Templo Mayor Key [email protected] Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/NfHBeNpndSmZ9fc76 History February 21, 1978 was a landmark day in Mexico City. A ditch digger struck something with his shovel. Scraping the dirt away, construction workers noticed it was an unusual sculpture. Work stopped at the corner of Guatemala and Argentina. Archaeologists …

Aztecs

Photo: Mexico City Museum The Aztecs, also known as Mixecas or Nahuas, founded their capital, Tenochitlán, in 1325. In only two centuries, the Aztecs rose from a wandering tribe to the rulers of an enormous empire. Throughout their history, they conceived of their destiny as one of cosmic significance. In the 14th and 15th centuries, …