Oaxaca, Mexico – Here is a must-follow, must-amplify, feel-good hashtag for anyone keen on Indigenous culture, language and multigenerational knowledge sharing.

Presenting #UsaTuVoz (Use Your Voice) promoted by Voces del Valle (@VocesValle) which encourages Indigenous language use on social networks.

The hashtag was launched to curate the tweets of Oaxacan high school students who committed to tweeting in their Indigenous languages 10 times a week for 7 weeks. There have now been three cycles.

We are from the place that we love .. Somos del lugar que amamos… Santa Monica California – Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca, México.

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Voces Del Valle De Tlacolula

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Sharing Cultures on the Social Web

Teotitlán del Valle Talking Dictionary

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