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Etymology Corner- Tomato

You say etymology cornér, I say etymology corner! I wanna talk about tomatoes! And just to warn y’all I’m gonna get a little ranty and stray away from etymology because the Colombian exchange is FASCINATING. 506 more words

Linguistics

Los Documentos Náhuatl en Guatemala

Sergio Romero, especialista en antropología lingüista, presentó en una conferencia un análisis de los documentos escritos en náhuatl durante la colonia en Guatemala. Los nahuas forman parte de la historia de Guatemala. 681 more words

¡Mira, Look!: The Princess and the Warrior

¡Buenos días!

November is Native American Heritage Month.  Typically, this means that the internet is flooded with underwhelming and endless lists of books highlighting “Indians and Pilgrims” – using this as the only opportunity throughout the year to discuss indigenous peoples of the US, and typically through a distorted lens. 1,093 more words

Mira Look

Yes, there IS a language called "Mexican."

[ Kurly Tlapoyawa ]

Did you know that Mexico is home to 62 Indigenous languages? This makes Mexico one of the most linguistically diverse countries on the planet! 195 more words

News & Current Events

Do Chicanos in New Mexico speak an "ancient" and "pure" form of Spanish?

[ Kurly Tlapoyawa ]

The short answer? No. Of course not. Don’t be ridiculous.

In fact, the truth is FAR more fascinating!

Perhaps the most pervasive myth among New Mexican Spanish speakers is the notion that New Mexican Spanish is an “archaic” and “pure” form of Spanish. 989 more words

News & Current Events

Nahuatl, Nauatl, or Nawatl? How DO You spell it?

[ Kurly Tlapoyawa ]

A while back I came across a blog post written by my friend and colleague Dr. Magnus Pharao Hansen concerning the Nawatl language and how it should be written. 559 more words

News & Current Events

El Salvador: Rescuing the past...

El Salvador is not necessarily the first country to come to mind when you talk about indigenous cultures in Central America, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing there, either. 256 more words