In the contemporary world, modern societies might regard the Aztec as a

In the contemporary world, modern societies might regard the Aztec as a civilization that was lost long ago. However, in Mexico today there are indigenous social movements that seek to link the present directly with an Aztec past. What might motivate contemporary Nahua peoples and others in Mexico to do so? What is the significance of the ways in which they have chosen to recognize the Aztec heritage? Is this phenomenon something that you recognize as happening among other groups, in other nations?

Additional resource:

Language Death in Central Mexico: The Decline of Nahuatl and the New Bilingual Maintenance Programs by Kellie Rolstad (http://terpconnect.umd.edu/~rolstad/pdfofLanguageDeath.pdf)

https://www.culturalsurvival.org/publications/cultural-survival-quarterly/crafting-means-empower-nahua-language-and-culture

http://www.revitalization.al.uw.edu.pl/

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