Náhuatl

Poster Náhuatl is a language of the Uto-Aztecan language family. Varieties of Náhuatl are spoken by an estimated 1.5 million Nahua peoples, most of whom live in central Mexico. Also spelled: Nawatl Hashtags: #LenguaNáhuatl Vocabulary Tlazocamati (tlah-so-cah-mah-tee) = Thank you = Gracias Marigolds = Cempasúchil Videos Sesión 1. Las lenguas mesoamericanas y el náhuatl – …

Responsible Travel and Ecotourism in Mexico

Photo: Grutas de Cacahuamilpa Mexico boasts a well-established system of ground, air, and sea-based transportation, allowing easy access to and within country. Of note is the world-famous cuisine noted for its diversity and sophisticated flavors. Like potato dishes in Peru, Mexico’s corn dishes number in the thousands. Slow food (and slow agriculture … Mexico was the first country to domesticate …

Francisco Toledo

Photo: Pochote Remembering Mexican artist Francisco Toledo (July 17, 1940, Juchitán, Oaxaca – September 5, 2019) Embedded Tweets My obituary of Francisco Toledo, Mexican artist, painter, activist & cultural promoter for @TheArtNewspaper https://t.co/f7KSnP2hs5 #Mexico — Elizabeth Mistry (@ElizabethMistry) September 8, 2019 #Toledo me dio la oportunidad de darle voz en #zapoteco de Teotitlán Del Valle …

Exploring the Maya World

Indigenous peoples There are an estimated 7 million Indigenous Maya living in southern Mexico and northern Central America at the start of the 21st century. Please do not ask ‘who were the Maya’ as they are very much alive today. The breakthrough we would like is one in which we learn more from the Maya …

Mexico City’s National Anthropology Museum

Photo: Photos under the fountain One of our fave museos: National Anthropology Museum (Museo Nacional de Antropología) in Mexico City. Not open on Mondays. Anniversary celebration on September 17 — 55 circles around the sun for this veritable institution. Hashtag: #55VueltasAlSol Key Links mna.inah.gob.mx General information (Español) Boletines @mna_inah Videos Embedded Tweets ¡De dos a …

Mexico Journalism

Mexico Flag Headlines México, el mas mortal para los periodistas en 2019 Embedded Tweets Not a good look for Mexico or the 4T … deadliest country in the world for journalists. #MexicoExplained#CuartaTransformación @ronmader @mbeith https://t.co/ykuss5Y6KW — Thomas M. Buckley (@TomBuckley519) August 11, 2019 Reporters without borders https://www.rsf-es.org https://www.rsf-es.org/grandes-citas/clasificacion-por-paises @RSF_ES https://rsf.org/en https://rsf.org/en/ranking/2019 https://rsf.org/en/mexico https://www.mom-rsf.org/en/countries/mexico @RSF_inter Planeta.com …

Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH)

Photo: Patio Fountain Mexico – The Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH, National Institute of Anthropology and History) – inah.gob.mx – is a Mexican federal government bureau established in 1939 to guarantee the research, preservation, protection, and promotion of the prehistoric, archaeological, anthropological, historical, and paleontological heritage of the country. INAH and the Instituto …

Proyecto Crónica Mexicana

Mexico flag Today’s video in Spanish looks at the Proyecto Crónica Mexicana project: Presentación de la plataforma Proyecto Crónica Mexicana Participan: Diego Prieto Hernández – Director General del INAH Yasushi Takase – Embajador de Japón Presentan: Aurora Diez Canedo – Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, UNAM Gabriela Pulido Llano – Directora General de la Coordinaci{on de …

Michoacán

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Janitzio Michoacán is located in Western Mexico, and has a stretch of coastline on the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. It is bordered by the states of Colima and Jalisco to the west and northwest, Guanajuato to the north, Querétaro to the northeast, the State of México to the east, and Guerrero …

Mexico’s National Indigenous Language Fair (Feria de las lenguas indígenas nacionales) 2019

Poster Mexico City – As part of the global celebration of August 9, International Day of Indigenous Peoples, the National Institute of Indigenous Languages ​​(INALI), organizes the National Indigenous Languages ​​Fair (Feria de las lenguas indígenas nacionales). 2019 dates: August 9-11. Hashtag: #FLIN19 With the motto “not one language less,” this event aims to make …