Mesoamerican cultures

2017-07-27T20:18:23+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Tz'utujil people, Acolhua, Toltec, K'iche' people, Nahua peoples, Pipil people, Ch'orti' people, Huastec people, Mazatec people, Totonac people, Awakatek people, Zapotec peoples, Tlaxcaltec, Tepanec, Akatek people, Mam people, Mexica, Sumo people, Tolupan people, Xinca people, Sakapultek people, Tektitek people, Uspantek people, Trique people, Mixe people, Colhuacan (altepetl), Purépecha, Mopan people, Tlapanec people, Chajoma, Itza people, Chuj people, Poqomam people, Poqomchi' people, Q'eqchi' people, Q’anjob’al people, Sipakapense people, Achi people, Ixil people flashcards Mesoamerican cultures
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  • Tz'utujil people
    The Tz'utujil (Tzutujil, Tzutuhil, Sutujil) are a Native American people, one of the 21 Maya ethnic groups that dwell in Guatemala.
  • Acolhua
    The Acolhua are a Mesoamerican people who arrived in the Valley of Mexico in or around the year 1200 CE.
  • Toltec
    The Toltec culture is an archaeological Mesoamerican culture that dominated a state centered in Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico in the early post-classic period of Mesoamerican chronology (ca 900–1168 CE).
  • K'iche' people
    K'iche' (pronounced [kʼi ˈtʃeʔ]; previous Spanish spelling: Quiché) are indigenous peoples of the Americas, one of the Maya peoples.
  • Nahua peoples
    The Nahuas (/ˈnɑːwɑːz/) are a group of indigenous people of Mexico and El Salvador.
  • Pipil people
    The Pipils or Cuzcatlecs are an indigenous people who live in western El Salvador, which they called Cuzcatlan.
  • Ch'orti' people
    The Ch'orti' people (alternatively, Ch'orti' Maya or Chorti) are one of the indigenous Maya peoples, who primarily reside in communities and towns of southeastern Guatemala, northwestern Honduras, and northern El Salvador.
  • Huastec people
    The Huastec /ˈwɑːstɛk/ or Téenek (contraction of Te' Inik, "people from here"; also known as Huaxtec, Wastek or Huastecos), are an indigenous people of Mexico, living in the La Huasteca region including the states of Hidalgo, Veracruz, San Luis Potosí and Tamaulipas concentrated along the route of the Pánuco River and along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Mazatec people
    The Mazatec people are an indigenous people who inhabit an area known as the Sierra Mazateca in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, as well as some communities in the adjacent states of Puebla and Veracruz.
  • Totonac people
    The Totonac /ˈtoʊtoʊˌnɑːk/ people resided in the eastern coastal and mountainous regions of Mexico at the time of the Spanish arrival in 1519.
  • Awakatek people
    The Awakatek (Aguacateco) are a Maya people in Guatemala, primarily located in the municipality of Aguacatán (Huehuetenango).
  • Zapotec peoples
    The Zapotecs (Zoogocho Zapotec: Didxažoŋ) are an indigenous people of Mexico.
  • Tlaxcaltec
    The Tlaxcalans, or Talaxcaltecs, were an indigenous group of Nahua ethnicity that inhabited the republic of Tlaxcala located in what is now the Mexican state of Tlaxcala.
  • Tepanec
    The Tepanecs or Tepaneca are a Mesoamerican people who arrived in the Valley of Mexico in the late 12th or early 13th centuries.
  • Akatek people
    The Akatek (Akateko) are a Maya people in Guatemala.
  • Mam people
    The Mam are an indigenous people in the western highlands of Guatemala and in south-western Mexico who speak the Mam language.
  • Mexica
    The Mexica (Nahuatl: Mēxihcah, [meːˈʃiʔkaʔ]; the singular is Mēxihcatl [meːˈʃiʔkat͡ɬ]) or Mexicas were an indigenous people of the Valley of Mexico, known today as the rulers of the Aztec Empire.
  • Sumo people
    The Mayangna (also known as Sumu or Sumo) are a people who live on the eastern coasts of Nicaragua and Honduras, an area commonly known as the Mosquito Coast.
  • Tolupan people
    The Tolupan or Jicaque people are an indigenous ethnic group of Honduras, primarily inhabiting the northwest coast of Honduras and the community La Montaña del Flor in central Honduras.
  • Xinca people
    The Xinca, also known as the Xinka, are a non-Mayan indigenous people of Mesoamerica, with communities in the southern portion of Guatemala, near its border with El Salvador, and in the mountainous region to the north.
  • Sakapultek people
    The Sakapultek are a Maya people in Guatemala, located in the municipality of Sacapulas.
  • Tektitek people
    The Tektitek (Tektiteko) are a Maya people in Guatemala.
  • Uspantek people
    The Uspantek (Uspantecos, Uspantekos) are a Maya people in Guatemala, principally located in the municipality of Uspantán.
  • Trique people
    The Trique (IPA: [triki]) or Triqui (Spanish: [ˈtɾiki]) are an indigenous people of the western part of the Mexican state of Oaxaca, centred in the municipalities of Juxtlahuaca, Tlaxiaco and Putla.
  • Mixe people
    The Mixe (Spanish mixe or rarely mije [ˈmixe]) is an indigenous group inhabiting the eastern highlands of the Mexican state of Oaxaca.
  • Colhuacan (altepetl)
    Culhuacan or Cohuatlichan (Classical Nahuatl: Cōlhuàcān [koːlˈwaʔkaːn]) was one of the Nahuatl-speaking pre-Columbian city-states of the Valley of Mexico.
  • Purépecha
    The Purépecha or Tarascans (endonym P'urhépecha [pʰuˈɽepet͡ʃa]) are a group of indigenous people centered in the northwestern region of the Mexican state of Michoacán, principally in the area of the cities of Cherán and Pátzcuaro.
  • Mopan people
    The Mopan are one of the Maya peoples in Belize and Guatemala.
  • Tlapanec people
    The Tlapanec/ˈtlæpənɛk/ people is an ethnic group indigenous to the Mexican state of Guerrero.
  • Chajoma
    The Chajoma (Mayan pronunciation: [/tʃäχoˈmä/]) were a Kaqchikel-speaking Maya people of the Late Postclassic period, with a large kingdom in the highlands of Guatemala.
  • Itza people
    The Itza are a Guatemalan people of Maya affiliation.
  • Chuj people
    The Chuj or Chuh are a Maya people, whose homeland is in Guatemala and Mexico.
  • Poqomam people
    The Poqomam are a Maya people in Guatemala.
  • Poqomchi' people
    The Poqomchi' are a Maya people in Guatemala.
  • Q'eqchi' people
    Q'eqchi' (/qʼeqt͡ʃiʔ/) (K'ekchi' in the former orthography, or simply Kekchi in many English-language contexts, such as in Belize) are one of the Maya peoples in Guatemala and Belize, whose indigenous language is also called Q'eqchi'.
  • Q’anjob’al people
    The Q'anjob'al (Kanjobal) are a Maya people in Guatemala.
  • Sipakapense people
    The Sipakapense are one of the Maya peoples in Guatemala.
  • Achi people
    The Achi are a Maya people in Guatemala.
  • Ixil people
    The Ixil (pronounced [ɪ̆ʃɪ̆l]) are a Maya people indigenous to Guatemala.