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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.

Spotlight: Santiago Apoala

Santiago Apoala

Teposcolula
One of the great works of Spanish colonial architecture is the monastery of Teposcolula.
Teposcolula Retablo – Interamerican Institute

Yucundaa
Excavations are currently taking place in Yucundaa, on a hill near the town of San Pedro y Pablo Teposcolula, Once the center of a Mixtec city state, the archaeological site (currently off limits to tourism) might extend 600 hectares. The city was abandoned around 1530.

Tlaxiaco
The city is formally known as Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (‘heroic city’) in honour of a battle waged there during the 1862–67 French invasion.

Notable Tlaxiaqueños include the singer Lila Downs.

Saturday is Market Day.

Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca

Tlaxiaco.com
Tlaxiaco Photos – Aqui Oaxaca

Headlines
Piden consolidación de la Ruta Turística de la Mixteca
http://www.nvinoticias.com/nota/64343/impulsaran-la-cocina-tipica-de-la-mixteca
http://www.nvinoticias.com/nota/76757/de-paramo-geoparque-de-la-mixteca-oaxaca

Elsewhere on the Web
Instituto para el Desarrollo dela Mixteca A.C (IDM)
http://www.fundacionayu.org/idm/index.php?lang=es ??
http://www.fundacionayu.orghttp://www.fundacionayu.org/idm
http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2012/10/matt_blacks_mixteca.html
http://mixteco.orghttp://mixteco.org/radio

YouTube
Aprendiendo Mixteco (Tnu´u Savi)

Book

Memorias mixtecas – Recopilación de historias de la comunidad de Santa Catarina Ticua en Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca.

Embedded Tweets

Wikipedia
Mixtec

Planeta.com

Mixteco de San Pedro Tidaá

Indigenous

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

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