Results for: Zapotec

What type of weapons did the Zapotec Indians use?

The Zapotecs, like the Mixtecs, used very small round shields, the atlatl (dart-thrower), slings, stone-headed or copper-headed axes and clubs fitted with obsidian teeth. T (MORE)
In Aztecs

Do the zapotec people still survive?

the zapotec civilization was small,with the Aztecs but,the zapotec civilization got defeated by the Spaniards.the zapotecs might or mght not be living in the lands.they could (MORE)
In Mexico

What did the Zapotecs invent?

They developed a writing system thought to be one of the first writing systems in Mesoamerica. It first appeared circa 500 BC.

What kind of clothes did the zapotec Indians wear?

The Zapotecs (really Be'ena'a or Be'ena' Za'a = Cloud people) of southern Mexico wore the same clothes as all the other tribes in the region, made almost entirely of cotto (MORE)
In Mexico

What do Zapotecs where?

They were one of many cultures and ethnic groups found in Mexico at the time Europeans arrived to Mexican shores in 1519. Nowadays, there are more than 800,000 Zapotecs livi (MORE)
In Mexico

Who was the Zapotec Indian president of Mexico?

Benito Juarez (1806-1872) qualifies as such. He was the first Mexican leader who did not have a military background, and also the first full-blooded indigenous national (he wa (MORE)
In Mayans

How are the Mayans Olmec and Zapotec civilizations the same?

The Zapotec civilization was an indigenous pre-Columbiancivilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca inMesoamerica. Archaeological evidence shows that their culture go (MORE)
In Mexico

What is the crops of the Zapotec of Mexico?

Just like every culture in Mesoamerica (Central ans SouthernMexico, the Yucatan Peninsula and most of Central America),Zapotec's main crop was corn (maize), followed by chili (MORE)