General Aztecs Maya Tocuaro Kids Contact 20 Apr 2021/4 Wind
Text Size:

Aztec stone dog sculpture

Click to see the latest Artefact in the Spotlight!

link of the month button
Listen to a classic: chapter 4 of Soustelle’s ‘Daily Life of the Aztecs...’

Professor Jennifer Mathews

How did they carry the heavy stones to make their temples? asked Takeley Primary School. Read what Professor Jennifer Mathews had to say.

Search the Site (type in white box):

Snow in the Sierra Tarhumara

‘Snow joke...

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?’

Canyonsworldwide.org
Feedback button