Oaxaca’s La Cosecha Market (Feb 2018)

Screenshot: CORTV The latest video from Oaxaca’s La Cosecha Market has been uploaded by the state’s public television station, CORTV: La Cosecha is an organic market consisting of 37 producers and artisans who are engaged in different activities, such as fruit and vegetable harvesting, textile processing, gastronomy, among others. This project has worked in collaboration …

Villa de Etla

Screenshot: CORTV, Aurelio Reyes Ramírez Villa de Etla was founded by the Zapotecs and its name means “where beans abound”, this community is an important piece in the history of Oaxaca and that is why it has great architectural pieces such as the Dominican Convent of the sixteenth century. La Villa de Etla fue fundada …

Painting Xochimilco (Oaxaca 2018)

Poster Bike Lane Painting in Mexico City. News from Facebook Para nosotr@s los ciclistas la reconstrucción #19S no sólo es de casas. Es revitalizar nuestro entorno y sociedad. Ven A Pintar en Xochimilco Hashtag: #YoBicivilizoXochimilco Domingo 4 febrero: 11:00 HRS PUNTO DE REUNIÓN: Ometeotl Map goo.gl/maps/FUjAMByr42t Facebook Brigada Elsewhere on the Web https://twitter.com/XochiBici https://twitter.com/BiciOrientados Planeta.com …

Mazahua

Lingo Cards For fans of Indigenous Languages, hashtag:  #LenguaIndígena Lessons in Mazahua taught by Alejandro Pérez Blancas are available online from Soundcloud with accompanying texts on the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples (CDI) website. Wikipedia: The Mazahua language is an indigenous language of Mexico, spoken in the country’s central states by the ethnic …

Restoration of the Wixárika Worldview

Lingo Cards New on the INAH YouTube Channel The Nierika painting attributed to the shaman artist José Benítez Sánchez (1938-2009), shows colorful and symmetrical elements that are part of the wixárika worldview, such as the double-headed snake, deer, corn cobs, geometrical figures and fitomorphs. The restoration is being done by the professors and students of …

Mixtec

Photo The term Mixtec (Mixteco in Spanish) comes from the Náhuatl word Mixtecapan, or ‘place of the cloud-people.’ The area in which Mixtec is spoken is known as the Mixteca. Teposcolula One of the great works of Spanish colonial architecture is the monastery of Teposcolula. Teposcolula Retablo – Interamerican Institute Yucundaa Excavations are currently taking …

Tlaxcala

Photo: Dinesh Rao, Meeting Tlaxcala is Mexico’s smallest state and is bordered to the west by the state of México, to the northwest by Hidalgo, and to the north, east, and south by Puebla. Also see: Tlaxcala City Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/WzeqBUTxxrStX1Sn9 Planeta.com Tlaxcala Links México Mexico States

Radish Night 2017

Poster: Uriel Barranc Oaxaca City, Mexico – 2017 is the 120th iteration of the annual Noche de Rábanos, aka Radish Night, which takes place on Saturday, December 23 in the downtown zócalo. This is a horticultural pageant, testimony to agriculture and folk art. Who to follow on Twitter? @cortv, @TurismoCdOax Hashtags: #120Años #EchandoRaíces #NocheDeRábanos #RaícesQueDejanHuella Livestreaming CORTV is livestreaming a three-hour recap …