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Chalchiutlicue Float 15 Chalchiulicue was an Aztec goddess. To her people Chalchiutlicue was seen as a flowing river, producing a prickly pear tree. The fruit was a symbol for the human hearts that were sacrificed to the goddess. By: James
Goddess of Water Chalchiutlicue looks beautiful with her dresses in watery blue and greens.
Jade Skirt She is the goddess of water, lakes, and fertility to crops. Chalchiutlicues name means 'Jade skirt.
The Aztecs The Aztecs were a relatively unknown group of people who came into the Valley of Mexico during the 12th and 13th century A.D. and rose to be the greatest power in the Americas by the time the Spaniards arrived, in the 16th century. The Spanish defeated the Aztecs and the Catholics felt that it was their duty to destroy every trace of the Aztecs. The few Aztecs that remain still carry on their culture.
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