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ERIC Number: EJ613618
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0740-3291
Chanob Vun ta Batz'i K'op of Sna Jtz'ibajom: An Alternative Education in Our Native Languages.
de la Torre Lopez, Antonio
Cultural Survival Quarterly, v22 n1 p44-45 Spr 1998
In Chiapas (Mexico), the public schools call themselves bilingual, but in reality they consider traditional languages inferior and teach only in Spanish. Sna Jtz'ibajom, a Chiapas group that preserves Mayan culture through oral and written literature, founded a community school that has taught over 2,000 men, women, and children to read and write in their ancestral Mayan languages. (TD)
Cultural Survival, Inc., 96 Mt. Auburn St.,Cambridge, MA 02138 ($45.00/year; back issues $5.00 each, plus $2.50 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Translations
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico