Tagged: native americans

Pre-Hispanic and Elusive Maya Blue Color

As described in an article By Devon Van Houten Maldonado17th August 2018. In the 1500s in Europe, Lapis lazuli was the only blue pigment used on paintings, majolica, tiles, textiles. It was incredibly expensive but also extremely laborious to make...

Columbus Day

Columbus Day

Columbus Day is one of the most controversial events in history. If you look at this image, you can see why. One day, “Columbus landed in what is now the Bahamas, and informed the the Arawak/TaĆ­no people that from that...

Pre-Hispanic Native American Cultures

This is a subject that is very close to my heart, as a child I studied in school, and it’s many mysteries became an incentive to learn more. I have been to most of the ancient ruins in Mexico, and...

The Foundation of Tenochtitlan – A Mexican Story

This year is the 700 anniversary of the founding of Tenochtitlan. Around the year 1325, a group of Mechicas began a pilgrimage South of “Aztlan,” their land of the seven caves. They were guided by their god Huitzilopochtli, who told...