American Indian culture
"Xochistlahuaca" is the name of an indigenous Amuzgo village in Guerrero, Mexico.
Though the community is Amuzgo, the town's name comes from the Nahuatl (Aztec) language,
where it means "field of flowers." The native Amuzgo name for the town is SuljaŠ.
The Xochistlahuaca people speak the Northern Amuzgo dialect, which consequently is sometimes
known as Xochistlahuaca Amuzgo.
Here are links to our webpages about the Xochistlahuaca tribe and language:
Here are links to more Internet resources about Xochistlahuaca (most in Spanish):
Xochistlahuaca. Suljaa'. Amuzgos.
People of the Loom: Xochistlahuaca
Artesanias Tlacoachistlahuaca y Xochistlahuaca
And here are a few good books about the Xochistlahuacas:
Behind God's Back
The Mesoamerican Indian Languages
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