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HMNS Weekly Happenings
April 3, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Chocolate, Corn and Floating Farms: the Marvel of Aztec Foods by Dirk Van Tuerenhout Is it possible that the Aztecs may help feed a hungry planet tomorrow? The Aztecs developed revolutionary farming techniques that were a marvel. They also gave us many things we have in our pantry today, but also ate foods […]

Nixtamalization: A Tortilla a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
October 4, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Today is National Taco Day, and although I must admit that I neglect most of these “para-holidays” this occasion happens to intersect with one of my passions: Meso-american History.   My interest in tacos, however, is focused on one particular, indispensable ingredient: tortillas. Tortillas are important: they may have saved the lives of millions in […]

Who were the Maya? Who would you have been in ancient Mexico?
July 13, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Who were the Maya? I’ve become interested in Mayan civilization for various reasons. One, it’s 2012, and there are the obvious accompanying prophecies of the apocalypse. Two, I grew up listening to stories about the Maya as part of my culture. The Maya people are widely regarded as a civilization ahead of their time — […]



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