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General Aztecs Maya Tocuaro Kids Contact 27 Feb 2017/12 Water
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Screen with scenes from the conquest of Mexico - Aztec musicians and dancers in a canoe

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Watch a short video on one of the most iconic of Aztec artefacts - the Mexica headdress in Vienna

Professor Felipe Fernández-Armesto

What did the Spanish do after the native population collapsed [in the century after the Conquest]? asked Crosshall Junior School. Read what Professor Felipe Fernández-Armesto had to say.

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Snow in the Sierra Tarhumara

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This winter (2006-07) has been a disaster for parts of northern Mexico, with the worst series of snowstorms ever recorded in the Sierra Tarahumara, which the Mexican Government has declared a Disaster Zone. (Written/compiled by Ian Mursell/Mexicolore)

A severe snowstorm recorded in the year 7-Reed (1447), Codex Telleriano-Remensis
A severe snowstorm recorded in the year 7-Reed (1447), Codex Telleriano-Remensis (Click on image to enlarge)

We have received this appeal for help, to all who have visited the Copper Canyon, from Richard Fisher, Director of the US-based charity Tarahumara Famine Relief. Follow the (second) link below for more information...

‘Did the Aztecs have a god of snow?’

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