Indigenous Allies

Indigenous Allies

It is now estimated that the army of Jorge de Alvarado that entered Guatemala in 1524 contained thousands of indigenous allies.

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Lienzo de Quauhquechollan (Acervo del Museo Regional “Casa de Alfeñique,” a cargo del Consejo Estatal para la Cultura y las Artes de Puebla).

 

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