Celebrating el Señor de la Conquista

 
A fanfare of Feathers

A fanfare of Feathers

A few years ago, when I first saw Azteca dances all with intense drumming in the Jardin, or main square bordered by the Parroquia, a Parrish church in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, I was back in the Southwest. The bright and elaborate costumes consisting of headdresses with feathers of every color of the rainbow, the beaded gowns, and rattles on ankles, also took me back to another, Pre-Columbian era. READ MORE