La Tradición Conchera: Historical Process of Danza and Catholicism

  title={La Tradici{\'o}n Conchera: Historical Process of Danza and Catholicism},
  author={Jennie Luna},
  pages={47 - 64}
  • Jennie Luna
  • Published 18 June 2016
  • Political Science
  • Diálogo
Abstract:La Tradición Conchera (Conchero tradition), often used synonymously with Danza Azteca (Aztec Dance), has profound and complex roots connected to both an indigenous and colonial trajectory. This article presents a concise map of this history and the ties to the Catholic Church, which has been both a process of syncretism and synergy. The syncretism of Indigenous world views with the Catholic Church has had elements of preservation and decimation as demonstrated within the complex… 
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