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Forum: Rants & Raves 01-29-2007
Replies: 104
Views: 1,790
Posted By citlalin
Re: Caucasian...WTF!!!!

Exactly. I also read your earlier comment and certainly agree!

By refusing to recognize us as indigenous, we are effectively NOT REPRESENTED before the U.S. Government. Really, why should the...
Forum: Rants & Raves 01-29-2007
Replies: 104
Views: 1,790
Posted By citlalin
Re: Caucasian...WTF!!!!

Yes, I do feel "vindicated" as it supports what I have believed for so long that my maternal and paternal lineages are indigenous. Some members of my family have allowed themselves to be whitewashed...
Forum: Rants & Raves 01-27-2007
Replies: 104
Views: 1,790
Posted By citlalin
Re: Caucasian...WTF!!!!

You're NOT alone. My birth certirficate says WHITE for both parents. I grew up with a strong MEXICAN identity, so I knew it was BS. Only later did I find out that it was a form of racism &...
Forum: History 01-24-2007
Replies: 95
Views: 8,386
Posted By citlalin
Re: Tomb of Ahuizotl

The face of Tlaltecuhtli, 'Earth power' is the SAME face on the "Aztec" Sunstone!!!

A lot of people mistake Tonatiuh, the 'Sun power', as the central figure in the Aztec Sunstone, but NO, it's...
Forum: Identity 01-20-2007
Replies: 142
Views: 3,299
Posted By citlalin
Re: what other race have people called u b4?

That's why I posted earlier that if people "mistake" you for Native American or indigenous, then get a clue, because YOU ARE!
Forum: History 01-18-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,867
Posted By citlalin
Re: Why pyramids? Why not something else?

This is a great post! I agree that our ancestors modeled the landscape of hill, mounds, and mountains. In fact, this is even taught as theory at the college level. Ollin indeed is a powerful force...
Forum: Education 01-17-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 699
Posted By citlalin
Re: Don't ever buy textbooks from your college bookstore

Also, your college or university might have netlibrary, an electronic library, where some books are available online:

http://www.netlibrary

And don't forget interlibrary loan, another resource.
Forum: Education 01-17-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 699
Posted By citlalin
Re: Don't ever buy textbooks from your college bookstore

http://www.bookfinder.com/
http://www.allbookstores.com/
http://www.alibris.com/
http://www.a1books.com/
http://www.abebooks.com/
Forum: Identity 01-17-2007
Replies: 45
Views: 8,797
Posted By citlalin
Re: Native Mexicans

That website, www.houstonculture.org, is a great source of information on Mexico. I never knew that Mazahuas represent the largest group of native speakers in Mexico State. That's impressive!
...
Forum: Identity 01-17-2007
Replies: 45
Views: 8,797
Posted By citlalin
Re: Native Mexicans

Below is a listing and key code to Mexican languages, followed by the coded MAPS. Nahuatl Languages are coordinate numbers that are colored RED in the list below. Mazahua are colored BLUE. The...
Forum: Education 01-16-2007
Replies: 186
Views: 8,119
Posted By citlalin
Re: The College/Grad School/Professional School Thread

If you need help, just let me know. I can take a look at it (I'm a college instructor afterall).

Only 300 words is tough because you want to make every word count and you want every word to...
Forum: Religion 01-14-2007
Replies: 254
Views: 9,141
Posted By citlalin
Interesting take on this. But why would...

Interesting take on this. But why would Tonantzin (Guadalupe) and Miquiztli (Santisima Muerte) attempt to surface and represent the indigenous in imposter clothing? Ceremonial clothing is identity...
Forum: Religion 01-14-2007
Replies: 254
Views: 9,141
Posted By citlalin
Re: Virgen de Guadalupe Mantel as a Pictograph

That statement was pure sarcasm, so if you read it as anything else, that's your interpretation.
I only regret I slipped into sarcasm.

I also stated at the very beginning that the thread's...
Forum: Religion 01-13-2007
Replies: 254
Views: 9,141
Posted By citlalin
Re: Virgen de Guadalupe Mantel as a Pictograph

If she really wanted to align herself with the poorest of poor, Nahuatl-speaking Mexica, then why doesn't she dress like them? Have you ever witnessed an indigenous Mexica ceremony???

I assure...
Forum: Religion 01-13-2007
Replies: 254
Views: 9,141
Posted By citlalin
Re: Virgen de Guadalupe Mantel as a Pictograph

Like I said, you are entitled to your beliefs, but not without counter-interpretation.

CUAUHTLAHTOAZIN means "beloved eagle speaker." I doubt any "good" that you see in the apparition was...
Forum: Religion 01-13-2007
Replies: 254
Views: 9,141
Posted By citlalin
Re: Virgen de Guadalupe Mantel as a Pictograph

What a bunch of nonsense and what a disgrace to our prehispanic culture! You're entitled to your interpretation, but not without facing some resistance in my interpretation of this image:

ON THE...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2006
Replies: 103
Views: 2,009
Posted By citlalin
Re: Best time to shower??

I shower every night before sleeping. I soak my hair in conditioner and let it dry overnight--this does wonders for keeping hair healthy and conditioned. I just wash the roots every other day and...
Forum: Advice Column 11-25-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By citlalin
Re: Graduating College

Personally, I would stay in school and seek out at least one internship position in your field. You get credits and you can get paid too if the internship pays. Without an internship...
Forum: Education 11-25-2006
Replies: 186
Views: 8,119
Posted By citlalin
Re: The College/Grad School/Professional School Thread

I can dig up my GRE scores and post them sometime in early January (I'm away from home, where the scores are filed). However, I do know that I was shooting for a score of 1600 and I fell just a...
Forum: Education 11-25-2006
Replies: 186
Views: 8,119
Posted By citlalin
Re: The College/Grad School/Professional School Thread

300 words or less is really tough. I'm pretty sure my Master's study statement was much longer than that. Then again, I'm in a professional writing program, so we're expected to elaborate.

I...
Forum: Cultural Issues 10-08-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By citlalin
Re: Ice Age Columbus - on Discover channel

I didn't see the so-called documentary; however, there is a well funded movement in white science to allow this nonsense to happen.

To the contrary, there is a ton of scientific literature,...
Forum: Identity 06-29-2006
Replies: 261
Views: 18,500
Posted By citlalin
Both feliciano and Tecpa are wrong on the stats...

Both feliciano and Tecpa are wrong on the stats above.

I have done extensive research on the indigenous ancestry of Mexico and throughout this hemisphere.

SEE: Native Genetics Research...
Forum: Identity 06-29-2006
Replies: 48
Views: 1,695
Posted By citlalin
Re: Let's Practice Our Nahuatl!!!

In Classical Nahuatl, Nightsky = yohual-ilhuicatl

'yohual-' sky combines with 'ilhuica-' night
yohualli = night
ilhuicatl = sky, heavens
Forum: Racism in the world 06-29-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 1,415
Posted By citlalin
Re: Question! What is a white guy in your opinion?

well, I don't agree with everything Celestino says, even though he's my nephew.

For me, a white person is one of European descent and ancestry. This includes all white Amerikans and other...
Forum: Site Announcements 06-28-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 1,792
Posted By citlalin
Re: Possible SoyChicano Gathering [San Juan Bautista]

August 13, 1521 = the night Tenochititlan (Mexico City) fell under Spanish rule (and, after la noche triste on July 1, 1520). It will be 1-eagle on August 13, 2006, year 7-rabbit.

I'm not the...
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