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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


Chichimec, any of several groups of Indians who invaded central Mexico from ... sedentary habits on the northern fringes of the centres of Mexican civilization.

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.

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 ...

Ancient America: The Rise of the Aztec Empire | Native American ...


Aug 15, 2010 ... After a period of droughts and internal factional conflict, the city collapsed and was burned and looted, possibly by the Chichimeca (the “wild” ...

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, ...

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  ...

Chichimec - Archaeology Wordsmith


The Chichimec period proper, however, begins after the destruction of Tula and the ... The term Chichimeca was also applied to agricultural but less civilized ...

The Aztecs MexicanHistory.org


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

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 ...

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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.

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  ...

Who exactly were the Chichimec people? - Mexicolore


How far north and south did the Mesoamerican civilizations trade? ... (Teo) chichimeca man and woman, from the Florentine Codex ... It is widely thought that the Aztecs used the name chichimeca as a catch-all term to refer to any nomadic tribe ...