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: #dilm, #LenguaMaterna UNESCO: “Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and …

Kumoontun

Image Oaxaca, Mexico – Kumoontun is the Ayöök (Mixe) word for tequio or collective work. This initiative participates in research, awareness, and reflection on what happens in Ayöök community life. Look for updates in 2019. Key Links kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun soundcloud.com/kumoontun @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 Embedded Tweets Frases para este 14 de …

Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec, Oaxaca, México

Photo: Ceramic Cup Here are key Ayöök (Mixe) words and phrases used in Santa María Ocotepec and translated in Spanish and English. If you have not started to learn Ayöök, 2019 is a great time to start as this is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Planeta.com is celebrating the year by updating guides to …

Ayöök = Mixe

Indigenous Peoples Features Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec Videos Soundcloud Embedded Tweets “La solidaridad se hace más visible cuando sucede alguna desgracia” Este año las afectaciones en la region mixe son aun mayores que el año pasado ☹️ #ayuuk #mixe #ayuujk #oaxaca #oaxacamexico #lenguasindígenas pic.twitter.com/4waHyXhesZ — kumoontun (@kumoontun) October 23, 2018 Caldito mixe sobre …

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’ Buzzword Bingo (Words you should know and that are fun to know) Acompañamiento – Agua (Water) – Aguamiel – Apaztle – Árbol …