Post Tagged with: "Náhuatl"

The front page of Zenka Sunqu’s Fall/Winter 2017 issue. (Image courtesy of Zenka Sunqu via Brooklyn Paper)

A Brooklyn Paper Published in Indigenous Languages

Brooklyn, Latino, Media January 9, 2018 at 4:32 pm

Zenka Sunqu, a Williamsburg-based newspaper published in English, Spanish, Nahuatl and Quechua, gives a voice to indigenous peoples, reports Brooklyn Paper.

Rosa Lopez (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Making Indigenous-themed Art in NJ

Culture, Metro Area, Mexican September 10, 2014 at 2:41 pm

Using natural materials, Mexico native Rosa López handcrafts art pieces inspired by indigenous peoples, reports Diario de Mexico.

Elvira y Hortensia Colorado fueron pioneras en el campo teatral indígena en NY.

City’s 40,000 Indigenous People Find Voice

Culture, Demographics, In the News, Latino March 13, 2013 at 7:10 pm

With over 40,000 indigenous Latin Americans in the city, initiatives such as organizations, publications, craft and theater groups support a community that distinguishes themselves from Latinos, and the Spanish language, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

Zaheen Khan will be senior this fall at DeWitt Clinton High School where students get on long lines to go through security. ‘It’s just sad,’ he said, ‘Ten years ago this school was safe, it was one of the best schools. The mentality is different. If I went to a regular school, I wouldn’t know all this. I know how to act like a terrorist. I could teach you a thousand ways to sneak in a blade.’ (Photo by Marisol Diaz/The Riverdale Press)

Voices in Focus: The High Cost of School Security

Education, Health September 7, 2012 at 6:38 pm

We have three thought-provoking pieces from the ethnic and community press today, as we go into the weekend: a look into school security in the Bronx; an analysis of U.S. circumcision rates; and a portrait of an Aztec dance group that worships and performs in city parks.

Irwin Sánchez (Photo via EDLP)

Ancient Aztec Language Finds New Speakers in Brooklyn

Culture, Latino August 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Even in Mexico itself, the ancient Aztec language Náhuatl is dying. But a group of Brooklynites, led by a teacher who works in a restaurant to support himself, are fighting to keep the language alive, El Diario La Prensa reported.