Historians have speculated about the possible location of Aztlan and tend to place it either in northwestern Mexico or the southwest US, although there are doubts about whether the place is purely mythical or represents a historical reality.
Nahuatl legends relate that seven tribes lived in Chicomoztoc, or "the place of the seven caves".
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The various descriptions of Aztlán apparently contradict each other.
Aztecah is the Nahuatl word for "people from Aztlan".
Aztlan is mentioned in several ethnohistorical sources dating from the colonial period, and each of them give different lists of the different tribal groups who participated in the migration from Aztlan to central Mexico, but the Mexica who went on to found Mexico-Tenochtitlan are mentioned in all of the accounts.
When I was 16, I had no idea about what Mexicans are all about.
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