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. Dizhsa Nabani – Living Language …

Angela Mendoza

Photo: Angela Mendoza Happy birthday, Angela! Befriending an artisan means meeting the family … and the town and ever-widening circles. For those keen on tourism that prioritizes faces as well as places, this page celebrates the work of Angela Mendoza, her family and many friends. She sells her weavings from her home workshop in Teotitlán …

Zapotec

Indigenous Peoples: Zapotec Zapotecs are an Indigenous group in Oaxaca with an incredible breadth and depth of culture. There are about 100 variations of the language. This page feature working notes on Zapotec culture, including language, traditional dance and food. Spotlight https://planeta.com/dizsha-nabani Headlines http://bulletin.swarthmore.edu/spring-2017-issue-iii-volume-cxiv/zapotec-talking-dictionary TuxTyping dedizh diiste / TuxTyping en Zapoteco http://www.pri.org/stories/politics-society/los-angeles-immigrant-community-pushes-to-keep-zapotec-language-alive-14648.html http://linguistics.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199384655.001.0001/acrefore-9780199384655-e-73 Elsewhere on the Web Ticha …

Saludos Oaxaca

Poster Greetings to friends in Oaxaca, Mexico We also have a brand new Google doc open to edits https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nbgCxQC4_guMBwvPq4LjFi_vqzj6P5bF0rtVprhp2ew/edit?usp=sharing Artwork New = Nuevo Ta’bintió = Gracias = Thank you (Mixteco de Padre Uvi) Videos Indigenous Languages of Oaxaca Good morning Good afternoon Good evening Good night Thank you You’re welcome Delicious How are you? Fine …

Teotitlán del Valle

Photo: Masked Mexico – Walk with the Weavers and spend time in the Place of the Gods. The Zapotec community of Teotitlán del Valle (elevation: 1,670 meters or 5,500 feet) is world-famous for production of colorful weavings (laadi in the local language). New = Nuevo Teotitlán Del Valle’s New Centro Cultural Comunitario Natural World In …

Guelaguetza 2018

Fan Art: Guelaguetza 2018 What is Guelaguetza and could it actually ‘get you’ this year? Join us as we watch, enjoy and amplify the livestreaming CORTV from Oaxaca, Mexico as the stage is set for this year’s performances of Guelaguetza in Oaxaca de Juárez. Hashtags: #Guelaguetza2018, #OaxacaDeCorazon Viva la Guelaguetza! Viva Oaxaca!! Who should watch? …

Favorite People and Places in Oaxaca City

Artwork July 2018 – Not only do ‘places of interest’ feed our souls, moreso the ‘people of interest’ – the locals and visitors. While I cannot physically be in Oaxaca de Juárez for this year’s Guelaguetza, I would like to give a Planeta.com shoutout to some of our favorite people and places in Oaxaca, Mexico. …