Dizhsa Nabani - Lengua Viva - Living Language Documentary Screening

May 10, 2019 at 78:30 p.m.

TimeMay 10, 2019 at 78:30 p.m.
LocationAlumni Hall
Description

Dizhsa Nabani explores the relationship between Zapotec identity, language and daily life. This web-based docu-series traces efforts of San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya community members, from farmers to artisans to public officials, to sustain and revalorize their Zapotec language against the pressure from anti-indigenous discrimination that has contributed to a decrease in Zapotec being learned as a first language.

Screening at 7 p.m., with discussion to follow, with members of local indigenous communities.

(Watch trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_qCEd16jnA&feature=youtu.be)

AudienceCampus
CategoryGeneral
PostedApr 26, 2019