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Research on Mixtec languages (Otomanguean, Mexico), has long recognized a bimoraic/bisyllabic “couplet” as an essential structure for the description of the phonology and morphology (e.g. Pike 1948; Josserand 1983); however, what exactly this structure is in terms of the structure of the word, as...
Indigenous Women's Appropriation and Redeployment of Human Rights: A Comparative Study of the Native Women's Association of Canada and K'inal Antsetik (Mexico)Download
Recent studies have examined the roles and politics of human rights in relation to Indigenous peoples. An analysis of the negotiation of rights discourse by Indigenous women in a comparative framework is however lacking in critical scholarship. This study examines how Indigenous women in Canada...
This research project focuses on the cinematic depiction of the Indian during different periods of Mexican history. The Indian in Mexican cinema represents a space of ongoing struggle, upon which is discussed the idea of Nation that has been made by the many different actors who are imagining and...
Black-tailed prairie dog declines in northwestern Mexico: species-habitat relationships in a changing landscapeDownload
One of the three largest systems of black-tailed prairie dog (BTPD) colonies is located in northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico. During the last two decades, the area occupied by these colonies has been highly reduced and fragmented. Previous studies suggested that agriculture, poisoning, cattle...
Language attitudes and opportunities for speaking a minority language: what lies ahead for Ozelonacaxtla Totonac?Download
The present research describes the sociolinguistic situation in the minority indigenous community of San Juan Ozelonacaxtla in the state of Puebla, Mexico. Both Ozelonacaxtla Totonac and Spanish are spoken in the speech community. However, some bilingual parents use only Spanish in the home,...