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A Case for Rejection of the Scholarly Views of Malinche

The scholarly view of La Malinche is that she was a courageous but naive young woman with no mind of her own who blindly went along with a conversation to Christianity without knowing any better, and who was a traitor … Continue reading

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Aztec Art

Nicely reimagined Aztec art.

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What kind of Role Model is Malinche?

What kind of Role Model is Malinche? Some Mexicans consider her a traitor for helping Cortez conquer Mexico, while others view her as a heroine for participating in certainly one of history’s most important events. How do you view her? … Continue reading

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Malinche Video

http://classroomclips.org/video/4391 Nice video clip on Malinche which is especially helpful for hearing the pronunciations: Series: A Moment in Time Duration: 00:04:10 Year Produced: 2010 Description: Reviled as a traitor, La Malinche is alleged to have served as a translator and mistress … Continue reading

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VIEW by Ed Morawski : Review

He shouldn’t have taken the picture. He knew that. Did it anyway. Max Leszek had a good career going in the Air Force; he was working on a top-secret project doing maintenance when he just “Had” to have a photo … Continue reading

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Montezuma on PBS (BBC)

A pretty decent documentary on Montezuma, Cortes, and Marina (Malinche). It was produced by the BBC and airs occasionally on PBS stations in the U.S. Check your local listings. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montezuma_(BBC_documentary)  

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Wolinski – New Book (off topic)

Take a break and read a thriller this summer. Wolinski is a no holds barred police Lieutenant whose motto is: The end justifies the means. His one mission in life is to get criminals off the streets—at any cost. He … Continue reading

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MALINTZIN from http://malintzin.org/

MALINTZIN (mah-leen-tsin) One of the most controversial figures of the Spanish Conquest, is Malintzin, also known as La Malinche or Doña Marina. She was born to a noble family, was enslaved, became an interpreter and confidante to the Spanish explorer … Continue reading

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Off Topic: Other books you may enjoy.

All are available from iTunes as ebooks and Amazon as print or Kindle:  

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Goddess of Grass Chapter 4 Part 1

The Emperor After years of one disaster after another, the Emperor enjoys a brief respite. The lake water has receded; the doubling of taxes in the form of food has eased the famine, and Montezuma can attend to his regular … Continue reading

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