Blogs Category: Native Americans

Myths and Realities of the Pre- and Post-Conquest Indigenous World: New Avenues of Mesoamerican Ethnohistory

In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, this bibliographic essay on Mesoamerican ethnohistory by Bradley Benton and Peter Villella for the Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) explores Indigenous life and cultures, particularly Aztec and Maya, before, during, and after the Spanish conquest.

Digging up the Truth: Studying Ancient West Mexican House Models

(This is a guest post by Bianca Poma, a 2020 Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Archaeological Research Fellow at the Library of Congress. The post originally appeared on the Worlds Revealed Blog.)  Since the moment I could carry on a well phrased conversation, I have always been curious by nature and have asked a lot […]