Tlahuica

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The Tlahuica civilization primarily inhabited the central plateau of Mexico, today in the state of Morelos.The Tlahuica language, also known as Atzinca or Ocuilteco, is a language affiliated with the Otopame group of the Oto-Pamean languages. Tlahuica is called pjiekak'joo, which means "what I am, or what I speak." It development occurred during the Post-classical period (1100 AD - 1521 AD). The largest cities were Cuauhnahuac (Cuernavaca) and Huaxtepec (Oaxtepec).