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By Daphne Oberon


In a distant mountain village lives Grandmother Atl, a really gifted weaver, and her granddaughter, Nemimati. Nemimati desires not anything greater than to aid her grandmother reside a greater lifestyles, so she convinces her to go into a competition the place the winner will obtain the identify of royal weaver—and get to stay within the convenience of the royal palace.

Grandmother Atl sends Nemimati and her younger good friend, Mishtla, to collect the scarce magical beans from which a luminous golden dye may be made. ultimately, the youngsters cease to leisure close to the ruins of the mysterious palace backyard the place Goddess Tonantzin’s Ghost Tree of legend luckily looks and graciously fills their baskets. besides the fact that, now not until eventually the day of the lengthy awaited contest does Nemimati pay attention the brilliant tree’s visual appeal explained.

This mythic story is decided within the pre-Columbian period of mythical Toltec emperor Quetzalcoatl. His legend broadcasts him a beneficent sovereign who promoted heartfelt own sacrifice for each other instead of the non secular ceremony of sacrificed hearts practiced by means of different rulers. it's also said that he awarded his topics with wealth and all knowledge.

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