In Nelhuayotl, In Aztlan
In March of 1969 the National Chicano Youth LiberationConference was organized by the Crusade for Justice in Denver, Colorado. Led by Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzalez, the Crusade for Justice was a major focal point of the Chicano Movement during the lead up to the National Chicano Moratorium in East Los Angeles in 1970. Drawing upon the inspiration and historic example of the Mexican Revolution of 1910-17 and invoking the universal human right of Self Determination as confederations of Original Nations of Indigenous Peoples, the National Chicano Youth Liberation Conference of 1969 reclaimed the diverse indigenous roots of the participating Chicano Pueblos in a continental geo-political project of nationhood and self-determination known as the Plan Espiritual de Aztlan.
The struggle for liberation as Indigenous Mexican Peoples, the struggle of Aztlan, was not a new struggle. In 1813, in Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico the Congreso de Anáhuac made the first historical proclamation of the Independence of Mexico from the Crown of Spain. At the time, the historical geographic designation of Anáhuac extended into the northern reaches of the territories of the Uto-Aztecan language families with their respective Original Nations of Indigenous Peoples. Among these Uto-Aztecan families of native nations are the Utes of what is now known as the state of Colorado.
The proclamation of the Plan Espiritual de Aztlan in 1969 is an echo of the declaration by the Congreso de Anáhuac in 1813. It is an echo that returns now fifty years later even stronger in power and purpose, in vision and resonance in order to regenerate the memory, indigenous consciousness, and political will of Continental Confederacy and Indigenous Nationhood in responsibility as defenders of the Territorial Integrity of Mother Earth.
Statement of the Keeper of the Hopi Fire Clan Tablets
Keeper of the Fire Clan Tablets
The Public Statement of the Keeper of the Hopi Fire Clan Tablets, during his Prophetic Mission to the New Mexico State Capital at Santa Fe, December 1990
The Spanish, the Mexican, and the United States governments have all fought over someone else's land without consulting the original native peoples living on it, then created some kind of document. But what of the rights of the original native peoples? Who has the ability to look into this, and see that the basic rights of the Hopi and other native peoples are restored?
This is the key to the problem that threatens all life on earth. If someone can uncover this information and bring it before the world, it might be possible to reverse the destruction of the native cultures that lies at the root of the devastation that now threatens our entire world.
The Chicano Moratorium of 1970 in East Los Angeles
To be continued….
Return to Aztlan
Return to Aztlan
Eventually, while the reductionist and materialistic descriptions of the quantum wave functions refer to the “collapse” into singularity, the vision and science of Xinachtli records the history as a memory of emergence, a creation story. A creation story that is uninterrupted by the cycles of time and the horizons of space, a continuity of consciousness that regenerates itself from within its own possibilities, probabilities, and intentions to finally reflect and inflect the reference of our Nican Tlacah Earth Born reality. Cemanahuac Tonantzin: the articulation and systemic communications of the Nahui Ollin cuadralogue via the four phases of Quetzalcoatl (energy-matter): Solid-Liquid : Gaseous-Plasma.
Earth-Water : Wind-Fire
By Jack Forbes
"Y mis hijos -
Que les pasará?
de sus tatas?
Sentirán el calor de
su historia indígena,
como yo los enseñe?
en el ríode la historia europea, onomás
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