Aztec Creation Story (1)


Chapter 7 - Initial Discussion of the Aztec Creation Legend


  1. What is a 'Nation'?
  2. From the Codex Mendoza 
  3. After reading the legend on P.151:
  • What effect do you think the experience of hardship and wondering might have had on the Aztec sense of identity?
  • Can you name another group of people who wondered in the desert before being led to a promised land?
  • Looking at Figure 7-1  (Or above...)  what elements from the story are present?
3. Brainstorm a list of reasons why immigrants came to Canada/Alberta? Still come to Alberta from other areas of Canada?  

4. Are there similarities/parallels to the Aztec Creation story?