November 6, 2004

Aztec Goddess Spurs Invaders
Tonantzin Banners Tied to Hostile Takeover

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Tonantzin and the Conquest of Aztlan
"Today, Chicano revolutionaries worship the original Tonantzin as the goddess that will lead the children of Aztlan into the promised land, not the Fransiscan's reconstructed blessed Virgin Mary."
Our Lady of Guadalupe Brings Message for BushAP Internal Use Only
MEXICO CITY, Nov 5 (IPS) - A torch honouring Mexico's patron saint, Our Lady of Guadalupe, was carried across the border into the United States on Friday, as part of a two-month relay from Mexico City to New York aimed at demanding respect for the rights of Mexicans and other Hispanic immigrants in the United States.
Virgin of Guadalupe is Aztec Goddess Tonantzin

It is generally believed by anthropologists that the Virgin of Guadalupe and Tonantzin are one in the same, and that this is one of many examples of how ancient Indian beliefs have become fused into the unique spiritual reality of "modern" Mexicans.

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