México: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indígenas, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Instituto Queretano de la Cultura y las Artes, (Divulgación), 2012. First edition. Paperback. 473p., maps, illus., photos, colorplates, wrps. New. Item #188206
The Atlas integrates two historical studies of the region by the coordinators of the work: Julieta Valle, Diego Prieto Hernández and Beatriz Utrilla, as well as six ethnographic essays for each ethnolinguistic group, five articles on social and community organization, as well as various texts themes on economy and material culture, worldview and rituality, tradition, actuality and process of change. Analyzes how the military campaigns of the 16th to 19th centuries resulted in a porous and unstable border, how the findings of the first ethnographers and professional historians of the 20th century .The work addresses the historical and cultural characteristics of six ethnolinguistic groups: Huastecos or Teenek, Pames or Xi’oí, Otomies: ñöñhö and ñañho, Chichimecas Jonaz, Nahuas de la Huasteca or Macehualmej and Tepehuas or Ma Alh Ama.
This work proposes to revalue the Chichimeca component of the Indianness of Mexico.