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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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Goddess of Grass Chapter 3 Part 2 The turning Point in Malinalli’s Life

The Heroine For weeks there is a power vacuum in the village. Malinalli’s father’s clerk takes over temporarily as the people there and in the surrounding territory are in shock at the news of their chief’s early demise. By all … Continue reading

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