Artisan Day in Oaxaca

Poster: Cartel: Angela Mendoza Learn the name of a beloved craft in a local Indigenous language, Spanish and English. Traducir en idioma indígena. When is Artisan Day? = ¿Cuándo es el Día del Artesano? As this is a timely celebration, we ask that you post something later today and if that does not work, tomorrow. = …

Teocintle

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Teosintle Teocinte is the wild ancestor plant from which corn was domesticated as a crop by the Indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica. Elsewhere on the Web Un recorrido por la historia del teocintle, el antepasado del maíz Biodiversidad.gob.mx Videos Wikipedia Zea perennis Zea Planeta.com Corn = Maíz = Conabio Wild México

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a chronological, then somewhat random fashion: Twitter @sandradibble @nogalesnews @borderzine https://twitter.com/NADB_BDAN @ScubedStudio @RioGGuardian News http://www.fronterasdesk.org – https://www.facebook.com/FronterasDesk 2019 Headlines https://news.azpm.org/p/news-articles/2019/3/15/147919-boosting-mexicos-border-economy https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-arizona-border-bioblitz-20190311-story.html November 2018 https://deadline.com/2018/11/geraldo-rivera-migrant-caravan-jesse-watters-the-five-fox-news-1202510144/ https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/418109-mexican-official-pushes-back-on-trump-claim-that-asylum-seekers-will https://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-pol-mexico-caravan-border-20181124-story.html https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/migrant-caravan-live-latest-update-asylum-us-border-mexico-trump-immigration-a8652771.html https://www.newsweek.com/i-traveled-migrant-caravan-you-have-no-idea-what-theyve-been-through-opinion-1231084 November 2018: Troops to the border Politics Podcast: Is Trump’s …

Dizhsa Nabani

Poster For anyone keen on Indigenous languages, language revitalization and the International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019 at its finest!), this conversation spotlights a favorite new video series: Dizhsa Nabani = Lengua Viva = Living Language, a documentary project on Zapotec language and identity in San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca, Mexico. Thank you, thank you, thank …

Defending the Land of the Jaguar

Book cover Kudos to author Lane Simonian for producing the definitive English-language account of Mexican environmental history. Defending the Land of the Jaguar (1996) which traces the history of conservation and environmentalism in Mexico from the pre-Conquest era to the early 90s. Originally published by University of Texas Press, it was published in Spanish from …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive Quotes The border is more than geography. The border is a mindset. The farther you are, the scarier it seems. Here on the border it’s just home. – Alfredo Corchado @ajcorchado The border is more than geography. The border is a mindset. The farther you are, the scarier it seems. Here on the …

1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Sinaloa Links

Sinaloa flag Links related to Sinaloa presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines The Lost City of Aguachile Events Carnaval de Mazatlán Government http://www.sinaloa.gob.mx @gobsinaloa Radio Radio Sinaloa Baseball Pagina de Inicio https://twitter.com/clubtomateros Trees Notable among the tree species is the Elephant tree, Bursera microphylla. Indigenous Peoples http://www.houstonculture.org/mexico/sinaloa.html Reference Current time in Mazatlán Culiacán http://culiacan.gob.mx http://www.culiacan.com.mx …

Mexico City Links

Escudo Ciudad de México Links related to Mexico City presented in somewhat random order: Baseball diablos.com.mx Stadium @DiablosRojosMX Headlines Must Visit Stops on the Metro Mexico City for book lovers – @MexicoRetold Features 1519 – 2019 Mexico City’s National Anthropology Museum Older Headlines A un mes del #19S https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2017/11/27/thinking-like-lake-mexico-city https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/alfonso-cuarons-mexico-city-hangout-guide-1068752 http://www.gq.com/story/is-mexico-city-the-new-iceland http://confabulario.eluniversal.com.mx/el-mercado-profundo https://www.cronicaambiental.com.mx/df/prepara-la-cdmx-colocacion-de-bono-verde Historic transfers …