News — Legend
“Sweeten thy spirits, handsome man, You will see the face of your Father on high. No need to return here to Earth Under plumage of the little Hummingbird Or under the skin.” (Songs of Dzitbalche 1980: 357) An old codex tells us that when upon the hill of Coatepec, where the god Coatlicue was sweeping, out of thin air a beautiful ball of feathers fell upon her head. Amazed by the beautiful discovery, he plucked them up and tucked the feathery treasure by her left breast. After she finished sweeping her abode, she wished to contemplate once again the beautiful...