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Central and South American religion

By |2019-03-08T21:30:13-07:00September 10th, 2017|Central America, Religion, South America|

Maya Corn King on a plate Polytheism in the Americas The people who lived in South and Central America before 1500 were polytheistic - they believed in many different gods. Because they lived pretty near one another, and ate many of the same foods, some of their gods were pretty much the same. What is [...]

Corn history – Where does corn come from? (Teosinte)

By |2019-04-25T19:17:48-07:00June 21st, 2017|Central America, Food|

Corn history: Corn on the cob Teosinte and corn Corn is a kind of seed, like rice or wheat, that comes originally from a kind of wild grass that grows in Mexico called teosinte. Evolution of seeds When did grasses evolve? Central American food All our Central America articles Corn has lots of [...]