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Chichimeca - Wikipedia


Chichimeca was the name that the Nahua peoples of Mexico generically applied to many ... In 1526, Hernán Cortés writes in one of his letters of the northern Chichimec tribes, who were not ...

Chichimec | people | Britannica.com


Sep 28, 2006 ... The Aztec, or Mexica, were one of the competing Chichimec tribes. ... referred to as the “Chichimeca” by the civilized peoples, did actually ...

Who exactly were the Chichimec people? - Mexicolore


How far north and south did the Mesoamerican civilizations trade? ... It is widely thought that the Aztecs used the name chichimeca as a catch-all term to refer to ...

Zapoteca, Chichimeca or Tlaxcalteca? | Take it to the Bridge


Oct 5, 2010 ... Growing up in Mexico City I was always fascinated by the fact that buried literally beneath my feet was a whole ancient civilization. That you ...

History of Mexico - The State of Zacatecas


The archaeologist Manuel Gamio referred to Chalchihuites as a "culture of transition" between the Mesoamerican civilizations and the so-called Chichimeca  ...

The Aztecs MexicanHistory.org Mexican history from ancient times to ...


During the long reign of Xolotl ( 1244-1304 ), the Chichimec hegemony was established in the Valley of Mexico. The nomadic Chichimec became civilized while ...

Early MesoAmerican - Welcome to the Aztec Civilization Website


The peoples of Mesoamerica were two types of people: the Toltec (which means "craftsman"), who kept the urban culture, and the Chichimec, or wild people, ...

Gran Chichimeca CATEGORY - Archaeology Wordsmith


The term Chichimeca was also applied to agricultural but less civilized peoples ( e.g. Otomí, central Mexico) and thus an unsophisticated, rustic lifestyle.

Chichimec - Infoplease


Chichimec (chēchēmĕkˈ) [key], general term for the peoples of the Valley of Mexico between the periods of Toltec ascendancy and Aztec ascendancy. Before  ...

Indigenous Peoples of Mexico: The Guachichil Tribe


Nov 26, 2012 ... Mexico Guachichil Tribe of Chichimeca were warrior people of Mexico until Spanish dominated the ... The Olmec Civilization of Mexico → ...

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Discovering the Chichimecas - Latin American Studies


The Spanish definition of Chichimeca diverged from the Nahuatl meaning ..... The Toltec civilization was dead, and the Chichimecas did not possess the.

Tarascan Civilization - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Dec 11, 2013 ... The Tarascan civilization (also known as the Purépecha, after their ... (from the Chichimec ethnic group), whose chief Taríakuri established the ...

The Arrival of the Aztecs Chichimec tribes - The Book of Life


Among the last of the Chichimec tribes to arrive in the valley were the Aztecs, or Mexica. ... voting for councilmen of the towns showed a further civilized people.