The Spoop Files Podcast

Case File #19: The Ubiquitous American Feathered Serpent

September 19, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, Myia and Alex take a look at one of Central America's most influential gods. He's Gukumatz. He's Kukulkan. He is Quetzalcoatl!

Supplementary Files

Quetzalcoatl

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quetzalcoatl the obligatory wikipedia page. Not a bad one actually, as far as wiki pages go.

http://mexicounexplained.com/quetzalcoatl-man-myth-god/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUgG4CIeMcU The conspiracy involving the Abrahamic God

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rOAco_BrlI and another conspiracy video. This time linked to the Annunaki (our alien creators).

https://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends-americas/rise-quetzalcoatl-plumed-serpent-creator-god-008959 conspiracy page about Quetzacoatl

https://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends-americas/bearded-gods-americas-were-jesus-resurrected-maybe-why-plumed-serpent-021606 Colonization and Oral Histories: How they connnect. AKA: Myia thinks the Vikings visited Mexico

https://www.ancient-origins.net/human-origins-folklore/aztec-creation-myths-0071 General Aztec creation myths from the same source as above

https://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends-americas/kukulcan-maya-0010355 same source as the last three… about the Mayan Equivalent

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kukulkan the Mayan equivalent to Quetzacoatl’s wiki page

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Kukulkan and Chichen Itza (Worship of the ubiquitous Flying serpent deity by the Mayans)

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/pyramid-kukulcan-chichen-itza about Kukulkan and Chichen Itza - a pyramid dedicated to the deity

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Castillo,_Chichen_Itza the wiki article on Chichen itza

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chichen_Itza a second, slightly different article on Chichen itza?????

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/world-heritage/chichen-itza/ the Nat Geo page about Chichen Itza as a World Heritage Site

https://absolute-adventure-mexico.com/kukulkan-temple-of-chichen-itza/ a quick sum-up of the temple to Kukulkan at Chichen Itza

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Quetzacoatl / Kukulkan / Q’uq’umatz        AKA THE LINKED MESOAMERICAN DEITIES

https://www.wilderutopia.com/traditions/myth/aztec-myth-quetzalcoatl-rescues-humanity-in-the-land-of-the-dead/ Quetzacoatl and the Meoamericans afterlife. It has an amazing story about the underworld and the duality of life and death. It's an amazing read.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q%27uq%27umatz Q’ua’umatz’s obligatory wiki page

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ehecatl another fucking linked deity. Another one. And I have barely made it into the rabbit hole of Mesoamerican creation myths.

https://www.ancient.eu/Popol_Vuh/ about the mayan book of the dead/creation mythology

http://www.mesoweb.com/publications/Christenson/PopolVuh.pdf You can read the Popol Vuh here in English (The Spanish translation is listed under the “En Español” heading)

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Cortes as Quetzalcoatl

http://rptimes.com/rosarie-salerno/2011/12/did-montezuma-think-cortez-was-the-god-quetzalcoatl/ - Article about the whole Cortes-Montezuma thing

http://historum.com/american-history/38385-aztecs-allowed-cortes-enter-their-capital-because-they-thought-he-god-2.html - Tasty tasty forum debates…

http://www.mexicolore.co.uk/aztecs/ask-experts/why-did-moctezuma-think-that-cortes-looked-like-quetzalcoatl - A total breakdown of why Cortes is a filthy filthy liar

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En Español

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8vdzzInH4M a decent video (en español) “Who was Quetzacoatl?”  For my fellow gente bilingüe, o gente políglota, you may enjoy this. For English only speakers, see the English section above.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Jlp8Htax-4 un video sobre la profecía del regreso del Quetzacoatl

http://www.secundariafavaloro.com.ar/pdf/literatura/4to_POPOLVUH.pdf aqui puedeis leer el Popol Vuh si no esteis como yo quien tiene una copia en mi biblioteca personal

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