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The Aztec myth of the unlikeliest sun god - Kay Almere Read

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Nanahuatl, weakest of the Aztec gods, sickly and covered in pimples, had been chosen to form a new world. There had already been four worlds, each set in motion by its own “Lord Sun,” and each had been destroyed. For a new world to be created, another god had to leap into the great bonfire and become the fifth sun. Will Nanahuatl complete the sacrifice? Kay A. Read recounts the myth of the sun.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Kay Almere Read
  • Director Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat
  • Narrator Christina Greer
  • Translation Collaborator Jane Rosenthal
  • Animator Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat
  • Composer Cem Misirlioglu
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Joseph Isaac

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