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Author Stresser-Péan, Guy, author.

Title The sun god and the savior : the Christianization of the Nahua and Totonac in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, Mexico / Guy Stresser-Péan
Published Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xxix, 627 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Mesoamerican worlds
Mesoamerican worlds.
Contents Converting the Indians in sixteenth-century Central Mexico to Christianity -- From spiritual conquest to parish administration in colonial Central Mexico -- A trilingual, traditionalist Indigenous area in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Introduction of Christianity in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Local religious crises in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries -- The Tutotepec Otomí Rebellion, 1766-1769 -- Contemporary traditions in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Sacred drums, Teponaztli, and idols from the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Traditional Indigenous festivities in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Elements and accessories of traditional native ceremonies -- Christian festivities in the villages of the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Dances that originated in the pre-Hispanic period -- Dances that originated during the colonial period -- Holders of Indigenous wisdom -- Relics of the Mesoamerican calendar in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Beliefs about the formation and the end of the world -- Cosmology : the world in the eyes of the Indians of the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- The souls of beings and things -- Supernatural beings in the beliefs and religious practices of Indians in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- The non-syncretic religion of the last Nahuas of Central Mexico -- Religious syncretism among today's Indians in the Sierra Norte de Puebla
Summary This translation presents two decades of fieldwork in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, Mexico, where Native pre-Hispanic pagan beliefs blended with traditional Catholic evangelization from the 16th century and the more recent intrusion of modernism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 573-597) and index
Notes Accompanying DVD: La fete du maïs / film de Guy et Claude Stresser-Pean. Includes English and Spanish narration
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Subject Nahuas -- Mexico -- Puebla (State) -- Religion
Nahuas -- Missions -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
Nahuas -- Mexico -- Puebla (State) -- Rites and ceremonies
Totonac Indians -- Mexico -- Puebla (State) -- Religion
Totonac Indians -- Missions -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
Totonac Indians -- Mexico -- Puebla (State) -- Rites and ceremonies
Christianity and culture -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
Christianity and other religions -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
Syncretism (Religion) -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
RELIGION -- Education.
15.85 history of America.
Christianity and culture
Interfaith relations
Manners and customs
Nahuas -- Missions
Nahuas -- Religion
Nahuas -- Rites and ceremonies
Syncretism (Religion)
Totonac Indians -- Missions
Totonac Indians -- Religion
Totonac Indians -- Rites and ceremonies
Nahua (people)
Totonac (people)
Puebla (Mexico : State) -- Religious life and customs
Puebla (Mexico : State) -- Social life and customs
Mexico -- Puebla (State)
Puebla (province)
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs
documentary film.
Documentary films
Documentary films.
Form Electronic book
Author Stresser-Péan, Claude. Fete du maïs
ISBN 9780870819865
Other Titles Soleil-dieu et le Christ. English
Fete du maïs
Fete du maïs
Fete du maïs
Fete du maïs
Fete du maïs
Fete du maïs
Fete du maïs
Fete du maïs
Fete du maïs