Sunday, October 24, 2021

Getting the facts straight

Don’t call us traitors: descendants of Cortés’s allies defend role in toppling Aztec empire.

“It wasn’t 600 to 800 Spaniards who conquered [Tenochtitlán]. It was thousands and thousands of Tlaxcalans, Huejotzingas or other peoples, who were under the Mexica yoke and wanted to liberate themselves,” archaeologist Eduardo Matos Moctezuma told Radio Formula.

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