For centuries, the fate of the original Otomí inhabitants of Xaltocan, the capital of a pre-Aztec Mexican city-state, has remained unknown. Researchers have long wondered whether they assimilated with the Aztecs or abandoned the town altogether. Anthropologists sampled mitochondrial aDNA from 25 bodies recovered from patios outside excavated houses in Xaltocan. They found that the … Continue reading
The proposed Enbridge and Kinder Morgan bitumen pipelines through BC are finally receiving the attention they deserve – as is the much-needed corollary conversation on the Alberta Tar Sands and their true impact on Canada’s economic future, elevated to national prominence by Official Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair. Yet, as big of a game-changer as oil … Continue reading
One of the common problems in Indian Country—in both rural and urban areas—is the lack of nutritious food options available a short distance from home. A term that is thrown around frequently in sustainability circles is “food desert,” defined by the Market Makers website as “…geographic areas where mainstream grocery stores are either totally absent … Continue reading
The city states of the ancient Mayan empire flourished in southern Mexico and northern Central America for about six centuries. Then, around A.D. 900 Mayan civilization disintegrated.
Are racists dumb? Do conservatives tend to be less intelligent than liberals? A provocative new study from Brock University in Ontario suggests the answer to both questions may be a qualified yes.
*Mexikaresistance.com Note: It’s amusing how “sacrifice” is splashed across the headline of this article, yet the article itself tells a different story. They say that illness was a likely factor, and that some (some, not all) of the bodies had a hole in their head. Why the automatic assumption that this was some sort of … Continue reading
Mexikaresistance.com founder Kurly Tlapoyawa has written a short essay analyzing Mexikah cosmology and how it continues to be misinterpreted by mainstream scholars. It is now available in PDF format in our RESEARCH LIBRARY. Enjoy! CLICK TO CONTINUE
Scientists have found the remains of an impressive dam in the ancient Mayan city of Tikal, in Guatemala. More than 260 feet long, 33 feet high and holding back 20 million gallons of water in a reservoir, the construct was part of a system that satisfied the water needs of the 80,000-population metropolis even through … Continue reading
Today New York City is the Big Apple of the Northeast but new research reveals that 500 years ago, at a time when Europeans were just beginning to visit the New World, a settlement on the north shore of Lake Ontario, in Canada, was the biggest, most complex, cosmopolitan place in the region.
*Mexikaresistance.com Note: Despite what corporate-backed right wingers and paranoid conspiracy loons like Alex Jones are telling you, climate change is REAL. Evidence supporting the existence of climate change is pummeling the United States this summer, from the mountain wildfires of Colorado to the recent “derecho” storm that left at least 23 dead and 1.4 million … Continue reading