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Alebrijes, Wonderful Spiritual Guides Of The Zapotecs

Alebrijes were considered a spiritual guide for the Zapotecs. Did you know that the Zapotecs considered alebrijes as a precious animal and spiritual guides? And that they were represented in the 20-day cycle of their emblematic calendar? We invite you

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Alebrijes, do you know their meaning? Do you know what the alebrijes mean in Mexico and what name these strange, colorful and mysterious figures receive in English? If you love Mexican culture, then you will agree that there are many

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The Origin Of Alebrijes

Do you know the origin of the alebrijes? Imagine a donkey with wings and a rooster with bull horns. Now imagine it chasing you in your dreams and you will be close to understanding the origin of alebrijes. A part of

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The Pre-Hispanic Ideology of Alebrijes

The culture of Mexico is fascinating. Do you know the origin of pre-Hispanic alebrijes? Do you know where artisan cardboard sculpting originated and what elements we find in this material? Well, we can find the use of paper to mold

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Alebrijes, Mexican Crafts With A Great Future

CDMX Mexico 2017 Alebrijes are very important in Mexican culture. Think about Mexico and tell us which images come to mind first. Surely, on your list are chili peppers, tacos, catrinas, and tequilas. And also the creatures that amaze us

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Legends Of Nahuales, Tonás, Alebrijes And Protective Spirits

Ancient Mesoamerican cultures are rich in legends of spirits and mythical beings. Many of these stories have the peculiarity of connecting with each other. Thus, they bring people from different times together, regardless of the distance. There are the legends

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Tin Miracles  

 The Wonderful Story of These Magical Mexican Amulets Do you know what miracles are? Did you know that with a Mexican miracle made of tin you can attract love, health, money or luck to your life? Do you know the

Alebrijes. The amazing spirit guides for the Zapotecs

  Did you know that the Alebrijes were extraordinary protectors animals considered the spirit guides of the Zapotecs, and their emblematic calendar was represented in the 20-day cycle? We invite you to know this other perspective of the colorful and

The Future of The Alebrijes

Think about Mexico and tell us which images come to mind first. Surely, on your list are chili peppers, tacos, catrinas, and tequilas. And also the creatures that amaze us nowadays: our beloved Mexican Alebrijes. Alebrijes are among the most

Meaning of Alebrijes in North American Culture

The beauty of alebrijes has conquered the entire world. Alebrijes have become a very popular and interesting cultural phenomenon in the United States, and it couldn’t be otherwise. Mexican alebrijes conquer everyone with their explosion of color, spectacular designs, and

Alebrijes that are not Alebrijes?. The Oaxacan Soccer Team

Have you heard about alebrijes that are not alebrijes? In this occasion we are talking about the Mexican soccer player or one who is of foreign nationality. A professional soccer team called “Alebrijes de Oaxaca” started in 2012. Made up