In the first book on Aztec dance in the United States, Ernesto Colín combines cultural anthropology, educational theory, and postcolonial theory to create an innovative, interdisciplinary, long-term ethnography of an Aztec dance circle and makes a case for the use of the metaphor of palimpsest as an ethnographic research tool.
About the Author
Ernesto Colín is Assistant Professor in the Department of Specialized Programs in Urban Education at the School of Education of Loyola Marymount University, USA.
Table of Contents
1. A Danza Landscape 2. Calpulli (An Alliance of Houses) 3. Tequio (Community Work) 4. Tlacahuapahualiztli (The Art of Educating a Person) 5. Cargos 6. Macehualiztli (The Art of Deserving) 7. Decolonial Pedagogy 8. Re-inscribing the Self 9. A Modern Mexica Palimpsest