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ATOYATL HUEI MACEHUALLI TEOCALLI

Nuestra Senora del Refugio  Guerrero Viejo Tamaulipas Mexico built in the 1750's built by many of our Ancestors.
About Us
Seal of the Tlaxcalteca Nation and Affiliated Tribes
Tlaxcalteca Nation and
Affiliated Tribes

The Mission of the Rio Grande Native American Church is to restore, maintain and preserve the spiritual beliefs of the Indigenous people from along the Rio Grande in South Texas.

By upholding their indigenous Spiritual principles, they will strengthen their traditional values among the Elders and provide a positive culture for their future generations.

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SINCE TIME IMMEMORIAL

RIO GRANDE NATIVE AMERICAN CHURCH

Leader and A group Of Boys

You tell me then that I must perish like the flowers that I cherish.
Nothing remaining of my name, nothing remembered of my fame?
But the gardens I planted still are young - the songs I sang will still be sung.
PRINCE HUEXOTZIN CA. 1484


CULTIVATING OUR YOUNG GARDENS

Boys at Play Group Of Children
Family and Friends Graduation




They ripped our fruits, They cut our branches,
They burned our trunk, But they could not Kill Our Roots.


Indian Man

TLAXCALTECA INDIANS of TEXAS
First European Contact 1519
Tlaxcalteca Rulers confront the Spaniards with a fierce battle,
later form alliance with Cortez to fight the Aztecs

Great Northern Migration 1591
400 Tlaxcala Families are requested by Viceroy Velasco II  to leave
their homeland to expand the Northern boundaries of New Spain.

Pre-Texas Settlement 1750
Jose Escandon brings Tlaxcalteca Indians to settle along the Rio Grande