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Nahua Culture and History

As a complement to our Nahuatl language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Nahua tribe and their society. Please note that Nahuas and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Nahua history is interesting and important, but the Nahua Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Nahua Lifestyle and Tradition

Azteca Net:
    Cultural information on indigenous Mexicans and Mexican-Americans in the modern day.
Nahua Peoples:
    Concise ethnography of the Nahua tribes.
Nahuatl Culture and Art:
    Information about pre-Columbian and modern Nahuatl art and culture.
Aztec Head Dress:
    Photos and descriptions of Aztec feather headdresses.
Aztec Corn Soup:
    Traditional Nahua recipes.
Topil:
    The Nahuatl tradition of public service.

History of the Aztec Empire

Civilizations in America: The Mexica/Aztecs:
    Information and photographs on the ancient Aztec Empire
Aztec Civilization:
    Overview of the ancient Aztecs.
Aztec Legends:
    Collection of Aztec Indian legends and folktales.
Aztec Religion:
    Online texts on Aztec ceremonies, myths, and religious traditions..
Aztec:
    Wikipedia article on Aztec history and culture.

Books for sale on the Nahua Indians

Ethnic Identity in Nahua Mesoamerica:
    A comprehensive book on Nahua culture, art, ethnohistory, and spirituality.
Transcending Conquest: Nahua Views of Spanish Colonial Mexico:
    Interesting book on Mexican history from the Nahua perspective.
The Aztecs: Rise and Fall of an Empire:
    Historical overview of the Aztec Empire.
Aztec Art:
    Beautifully illustrated coffee-table book of ancient Aztec artwork.
Aztec Designs:
    Book of pre-Columbian Aztec symbols and art motifs.
The Mythology of the Aztec and Maya:
    Encyclopedia of ancient Mesoamerican religion and mythology.
Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Nahuas and Native Americans in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: Nahua Peoples * Nahua:
  Encyclopedia articles on the Nahua tribe.
  Cultura Nahuatl * Nahuas de Zongolica * Los Nahuas:
  Information about the Nahuatl people in Spanish.
  Aztec Tribe:
  Aztec links.



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