Resources

The following publications and websites are useful resources for information about the Aztecs and the Kumeyaay, the original native inhabitants of what is now San Diego County.

Published works by renowned Mexican anthropologist and historian Miguel León-Portilla:

  • “The Broken Spears”
  • “Aztec Thought and Culture: A Study of the Ancient Nahuatl Mind”
  • “The Aztec Image of Self and Society: An Introduction to Nahua Culture”
  • “Los Antiguos Mexicanos a Traves de sus Cronicas y Cantares.”

Learn more about the Aztecs and also the Kumeyaay Nation and its regional bands by visiting:

Mixtec Discovery Box: https://latinamericanstudies.sdsu.edu/resources/history_culture.html