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Goddess of Grass Chapter 5 Part 2

In the intervening years Cortés becomes restless despite his status as mayor of Santiago, the largest city in Cuba. But even worse, his relationship with Governor Diego Velásquez deteriorates badly, mostly due to his hesitation in marrying Catalina. This subject … Continue reading

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La Malinche, Dona Marina, Malinalli, Malintzan – what’s in a name?

La Malinche, Dona Marina, Malinalli, Malintzan – how many historical figures, let alone female ones, have been known by so many different names? No wonder there is so much mystery and confusion surrounding this misunderstood woman. At birth she was … Continue reading

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