Our Legacy

Perhaps the most pervasive myth among New Mexican Spanish speakers is the notion that New Mexican Spanish is an “archaic” and “pure” form of Spanish. This idea comes from the misconception that New Mexico existed in a continuous state of isolation, separated from the rest of New Spain and the later Mexican Republic by hundreds … More Our Legacy

Barrio Analco

Tlaxcalans of Barrio de Analco have been largely forgotten.  “Analco” was a Nahuatl word, meaning “on the other side of the river.” The barrio sat on the south side of the Rio de Santa Fe, while the north side was occupied by the Spanish settlers and contained the Plaza and Governors Palace.

Earth Notes: Chaco Canyon’s Ancient, Exotic Birds | KNAU Arizona Public Radio

For millennia, people have coveted rare goods they could get only through trade with others. The Ancestral Puebloans of the Colorado Plateau were no exception. They traveled great distances to exchange items like local turquoise, hides, and pottery for exotic shells, copper bells, and cacao. They also wanted macaws, beautiful parrot-like birds from the tropics. … More Earth Notes: Chaco Canyon’s Ancient, Exotic Birds | KNAU Arizona Public Radio

Calendar System

CLICK HERE for a detailed analyses of the various mesoamerican calendar correlations, and an explanation of the calendar utilized by we here at Ipilwan Ketzalkoatl-Yankwik Mexiko. Also, CLICK HERE for a free, downloadable PDF of our calendar, and HERE for an online calculator using our correlation to find out what day you were born on!