Monday, March 8, 2021

Aztec Tribal Piercings – Aztec Nose Rings, Lip Plugs & Ear Spools

Aztec tribal piercings included ear spools, nose rings & lip plugs. As with Aztec clothing, the significance of Aztec body piercing was more than...

Aztec Body Art – Tattoos, Body Painting, War Paint & Aztec Makeup

An examination of Aztec body art for decorative, religious & military purposes, including the role of tattoos, body paint & the makeup used by...

A Brief History of the Caribbean Region

Traces the development of the region from discovery by Christopher Columbus to independence of the nations from Colonial rule. Examines the impact the varying...

Inca Timeline – Chronology of the Rise and Fall of the Inca Empire

The Inca timeline can be traced back to 1200 A.D., at which point the Inca tribe moved into the Cusco region. The Empire began...

Aztec Jaguar Warrior and Eagle Warrior Knights

Aztec Jaguar Warrior & Eagle Warrior knights were part of the Aztec military elite societies, veteran Aztec warriors who had captured at least four...

Inca Battle Tactics Versus Spanish Conquistadors

Inca battle tactics on open ground had proved to be highly effective against other competing civilizations in the pre-Columbian period. The arrival of the...

Inca Clothing: What Did the Incas Wear?

Inca clothing was a strictly controlled and highly significant aspect of Inca society. Clothing was supplied by the state, each member of society being...

What Happened to Eva Peron’s Body?

Many people have seen the movie Evita which chronicles Eva Peron’s rise to power in Argentina. However, the movie ends just as things really...

Role of Women in Latin America

Latin America was becoming a more modern society by 1900. Women were soon taking small steps towards independence and liberation from constraints. Between the end...

Early Caribbean Slave Revolts, Rebellions, and Conspiracies

Caribbean slave owners kept careful watch for suspected slave rebellions and thwarted most very quickly, but the Coromantees and Maroons kept trying. The Caribbean islands...