Oaxaca Amigos (2008)

Photo: Gerhard Buttner, Stormy evening This page revisits the 2008 endeavor, Oaxaca Amigos: English Classes for Community Guides and Rural Artisans led by Gerhard Buttner. This page documents the lessons learned from the experience of the Oaxaca Amigos English classes conducted in Teotitlán del Valle during 2008. While a few of the conclusions are specific …

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 Dizhsa 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 …

Isthmus of Tehuantepec

Photo: Semana Cultural Wikipedia: The Isthmus of Tehuantepec has the shortest distance between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean in Mexico. Prior to the opening of the Panama Canal, it was a major shipping route known simply as the Tehuantepec Route. The name is taken from the town of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec in …

Chacahua Lagoons

Photo: Kefith, Mangrove Oaxaca – The Chacahua Lagoons National Park (Parque Nacional Lagunas de Chacahua) comprises a series of lagoons and beach shoreline between the towns of Santiago Jamiltepec and Puerto Escondido, west of Highway 200. The 14,175 hectares (35,000 acres) national park park includes savannas, coastal dunes, and mangroves. Local fauna include white egrets, …

Morph 2008

Poster In 2008 Blackbox  rewrote its manifesto via the Morph exhibt — http://morph1.blogspot.com. The idea came about as a way to expand the collaborative creation of objects with Oaxaca City’s creative community. The focal point of the exhibit is Oaxaca City’s famous Central de Abastos. Blackbox founder Gustavo Fricke says that the Central is a microcosm …

Puerto Escondido

Photo: Laguna Manialtepec Puerto Escondido is a picturesque retreat on Oaxaca’s Pacific Coast. A 19th-century shipping point for coffee plantations and later ‘discovered’ by surfers in the 1970s, Puerto Escondido is a relatively new town. The town’s official founding dates to 1928 when it took its names from rocks in the harbor known to sailors …

Oaxaca Mercados Links

Photo: Pochote Arquitos Links related to Oaxaca markets Social Web Challenge ¿Qué mercados y puestos de Oaxaca tienen páginas en Facebook? Which Oaxaca markets and stalls have pages on Facebook? Mercados de Oaxaca (Oaxaca Markets) Planeta.com Exploring Oaxaca’s Markets Oaxaca Markets

Mundo Ceiba

Elsewhere on the Web: Mundo Ceiba https://www.facebook.com/mundoceiba https://twitter.com/Mundo_Ceiba_AC Embedded Tweets Todos los domingos, PASEO NOCTURNO EN BICICLETA AL ÁRBOL DEL TULE, inicia:9:00 am, Punto de Reunión Explanada Sto Domingo, finaliza: 12:00 am en Mundo Ceiba AC (berriozabal 109 col centro, Oax)#paseo #arbol #tule #oaxaca #ciclovia #saludable #domingo #bici #mundoceiba pic.twitter.com/PjeMDKPFMh — Mundo Ceiba A.C. (@Mundo_Ceiba_AC) …