Kumoontun

Photo: Marco introduces Kumoontun Oaxaca, Mexico – Kumoontun is the Ayöök (Mixe) word for tequio or collective work. This initiative launched in late 2018 / early 2019 participates in research, awareness, and reflection on what happens in Ayöök community life. Key Links kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun soundcloud @kumoontun Publication Ayöök Tales (Cuentos Ayöök) Features https://kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun/blog/engracia-p%C3%A9rez-castro App https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.seit.felix.kumoontun 2020 …

Ayöök = Mixe

Indigenous Peoples Features Kumoontun Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm), Oaxaca, México Foods Ma’atsy Videos Soundcloud Headlines Ayuujk Marginalia marginal: Memoria y transcripción Ayuujk: Las lenguas incómodas Ayuujk: Sobre calabazas y chilacayotes. Lengua, palabras y visión del mundo Elsewhere on the Web giss.tv Chiles Chile mixe, desde tiempos prehispánicos y aplicaciones no culinarias Niiw …

Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm), Oaxaca, México

Photo: Ceramics Publisher’s note – This page is regularly in the Top 10 most visited pages on Planeta.com. = Algo sorprendente. Esta página se encuentra regularmente en las 10 páginas más visitadas en Planeta.com. Here are key Ayöök (Mixe) words and phrases used in Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm) and translated in Spanish and English. If …

International Mother Language Day

Poster: International Mother Language Day = Dia Internacional de la Lengua Materna February 21 is International Mother Language Day declared by UNESCO in 1999 to celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Events, workshops and even tweets on this date promote awareness. Hashtags: #MotherLanguageDay, #DiaDeLaLenguaMaterna, #dilm, #LenguaMaterna UNESCO: “Languages are the most powerful instruments of …

Oaxaca

Photo: La Primavera There are changes afoot in ‘Tierra del Sol,’ this southern Mexican state blessed with mountains, verdant valleys, and a beautiful coast on the Pacific Ocean. Tip: Oaxaca is pronounced ‘wa-HA-ka’ Google Maps goo.gl/maps/EwSotfXHoD5gptc57 Amazon.com Moon Travel Oaxaca Parks Chacahua Lagoons Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve Cities and Towns Ciudad de Oaxaca = Oaxaca City …

Encouraging Engagement (2016)

One of the greatest challenges for those working in conservation and tourism, economic development and job creation is how to develop engagement with the public — critical if we wish to encourage sustainable practices. Engagement (aka ‘meaningful interaction’) needs to be central to our work, not an add-on. We need an engagement strategy as much as any …