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“Give us rain and we shall give you blood”: Unearthing the origins of Mexican Magic

By Meghan Caulder

The arid land of Mexico; famine, and dry agricultural seasons subjected the Mexica to uphold rain production as the primary magical endeavor. Hunger, thirst, and aversion to dry season spawned powers of rain to become deified and exalted above all other supernatural influences. Beneath the worship of pri