To begin, it stages a frontier reality that Alarcon, growing up as he did during the Chichimec
War, could not have failed to experience.
However, we know that at least in the Convent of Corpus Christi there were Nahua, Olomi, and Chichimec
women; in the Convent of Nuestra Senora de Cosamaloapan there were Tarascan women; and in the Convent of Nuestra Senora de los Angeles there were Mixtec and Zapotec women (Muriel, "Los conventos de monjas" 81).
Both ranchers and indios de paz banded together to protect themselves during Chichimec
She notes that pre-Hispanic civilizations like the Inca and Mexica had their own perception of "barbarians" and nonurban nomadic groups like the Guarani, Chichimec
, and Tupinamba.
The four districts each had temples dedicated to the principal gods, though these were overshadowed by the Great Temple, a man-made mountain constructed within the central precinct and topped by dual shrines dedicated to the Toltec storm god Tlaloc and the Chichimec
war god Huitzilopochtli.
SEVEN CAVES OF CREATION Around 1,000 years ago in central Mexico, the Chichimec
people founded a town known as Acatzingo Viejo.
Otomi style songs were not in Nahuatl but in the Chichimec
It is a very common foodstuff among the Chichimec
Indians, as it gives them strength in combat and they fear nothing and feel neither hunger or thirst, and say that it protects them from any danger."