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1. Velación in the shape of a triangle. Illustration by Carolina Gutierrez.

1. Velación in the shape of a triangle. Illustration by Carolina Gutierrez.

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Contextualizes the ancient Mexica and the Yucatec Maya with regards to their dominant religious beliefs, calendrical systems and ceremonies, and the various types of shamanic trades within these societies. The terms, “Aztec,” “Mexica,” and “Nahua” are first defined as they have been used interchangeably to discuss different tribes within the Aztec...

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