Ciudad de Oaxaca = Oaxaca City

Photo: Veronica Lazo Mendoza, Plaza de la Soledad. Notice the Guelaguetza textiles and tiliches of Putla de Guerrero Oaxaca City is the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico. The city is located in the Central Valley of the Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains, at 17°05’N 96°45″W, elevation: 1,550 meters or 5,000 feet. Looking ahead … on April …

Teotitlán del Valle

Photo: At the church (2007) 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 or Ladih in the local language). Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/DbWimDqvvGRwAh5a6 Natural WorldIn the Náhuatl language of …

Oaxaca

Photo: Veronica Lazo Mendoza, 2021 Feast Day, Santiago Juxtlahuaca 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’ Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/EwSotfXHoD5gptc57 Amazon.comMoon Travel Oaxaca Parks Cities and Towns Features Planeta.com

Zapotec

Indigenous Peoples: Zapotec Zapotecs are an Indigenous group in Oaxaca with an incredible breadth and depth of culture. This page feature working notes on Zapotec culture, including language, traditional dance, and food. As a language, Zapotec is a group of languages spoken principally in Oaxaca, and also parts of Veracruz and Puebla. There has been a migration …

Teotitlán del Valle Talking Dictionary

Screenshot The Zapotec Talking Dictionary of Teotitlán del Valle began in 2013. This project has received collaboration from 35 native speakers from Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico. Spotlight feature for the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Key Linkstalkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu/teotitlan/talkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu What we love: everything. Visiting Teotitlán del Valle is one of the sweetest experiences in the world, …

Saludos Oaxaca

Poster Greetings to friends in Oaxaca, Mexico Google Docdocs.google.com/document/d/1nbgCxQC4_guMBwvPq4LjFi_vqzj6P5bF0rtVprhp2ew Artwork MixtecoTa’bintió = Gracias = Thank you (Mixteco de Padre Uvi) Videoshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9ixSPzKO0A Indigenous Languages of Oaxaca   Good morning Good afternoon Good evening Good night Thank you You’re welcome Delicious How are you? Fine Yes See you later Goodbye Ayuuk (Mixe) de Santa Maria Ocotepec Tyos …

Visiting the Tule Tree

Photo: Tule Tree Mexico’s most famous tree, the ginormous Tule Tree (Arbol del Tule) grows near Oaxaca City. Residents celebrate the famous Tule Tree the second Monday of October. It’s a big party fit for a big tree! Google Maps The Tule Tree may not be the tallest or the oldest tree in the world, …

Angela Mendoza Martínez

Photo: Angela Mendoza Befriending an artisan means befriending the family … and the town, and ever-widening circles of friends. For those keen on travel and tourism that prioritizes faces as well as places, this page celebrates my (Ron Mader) friendship with Angela Mendoza Martínez, her family, the community of Teotitlán del Valle and many friends. …