RESISTANCE TO THE SPANISH COLONY RULE

In Mexico, the Spanish puppet-Tlatoanis could not hinder the anger of large groups against the heavy forced labor, the social misery and the forced Christianizing. The first major Indian resistance was due to Caxcanes in present Mexican states of Jalisco, Zacatecas and Aguascalientes. In 1540, they resisted the Spaniards slavelike conditions and executions by entrenching…

PERU: ACLLAHUASI

Aclla is Quechua for a Sundaughter. Acllakuna is often translated the chosen women; huasi means house. We are at the remains of the acllahuasi, which Garcilaso described: A quarter of the city of Cusco was called Acllahuasi, House of the Chosen Women. The quarter is between two streets that run from the main square to…