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Mixtón War – Wikipedia

Views Read Edit View history. University of New Mexico Press Online books Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. They are often considered part of the Chichimecaa generic term used by the Spaniards and Aztecs for all the nomadic and semi-nomadic Native Americans living in the deserts of northern Mexico.

After the rebellion, they were a constant target of the Zacatecos and Guachichiles due to their ceasefire agreement with the Spaniards.

They assembled a force of Spaniards and 30 to 60 thousand Aztec, Tlaxcalan and other Indians and under Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza invaded the land of the Caxcanes.

Caxcan Cazcan Caxcan warriors battling against the Spaniards. The Spanish authorities were now thoroughly alarmed and feared that the revolt would spread. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 22 Septemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, the Caxcanes seem to have been sedentary, depending upon agriculture for their livelihood and living in permanent towns and settlements. Historia de la Conquista de la Provincia de la Nueva-Galicia.


The command structure of the Caxcanes is unknown but the most prominent leader from among them who emerged was Tenamaztle Francisco Tenamaztle of NochistlanZacatecas.

It was the longest and most expensive conflict between Spaniards and the indigenous peoples of New Spain in the history of the colony.

The Caxcan possibly survive today, at least in folk festivals, as the Tastuane Indians. After their defeat the Caxcanes were absorbed into Spanish society and lost their identity as a distinct people. Edwin Mellen P, ].

Also, most of the Caxcans were sent into slavery by the Spanish to work in silver mines. Silver Mining and Society in Colonial Mexico: The Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza called upon the experienced conquistador Pedro de Alvarado to assist in putting down the revolt. During the colonial period, many Spanish and some Basque settlers had intermarried, or had relations, with the Caxcans making many Caxcan descendants Mestizos.

Mixtón War

Giudicelli, Christophe; Pierre Ragon Views Read Edit View history. Other Native Americans participating in the revolt were the Cqxcanes from the state of the same name. Their language was part of the Uto-Aztecan language family.


It can be considered as a continuation of that rebellion as the loos did not come to a halt in the intervening years. Caxcan warriors battling against the Spaniards.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Chichimeca War — was a military conflict waged between Spanish colonizers and their Indian allies against a confederation of Chichimeca Indians. The Caxcan were a partly nomadic indigenous people of Mexico.

They would later serve as auxiliaries to Spanish soldiers in their continued advance northward. Later in the same year the Indians rose up to kill, roast, and eat the encomendero Juan de Arze. The colonization of North America, — Kessinger Publishing reprint ed.

Matias de la Mota. Indians and Spaniards in New Galicia, Caxcan society was divided up into several different city-states. Writing Violence on the Northern Frontier: Francisco Tenamaztle Mexico City: