The Archivo Mesoamericano (http://archivomesoamericano.org/) is a digital archive of annotated historical and ethnographic video materials created in collaboration with the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) in Mexico, the Institute of History of Nicaragua and Central America (IHNCA) in Nicaragua, and the Museum of the Word and the Image (MUPI) in El Salvador. Collectively, the Archivo contains footage dating from 1974 to 2007, and addresses such topics as human rights, political violence, youth movements, the Sandinista government, guerrilla media, revolutionary literature, local culture, armed conflict and international relations, among other subjects. It also places an emphasis on the ethno-linguistic and ethno-historical legacy of indigenous peoples in the region, and contains materials that feature endangered languages such as Chinanteco, Mixe, Mixtec, and Zapotec from Oaxaca, Nahuatl from Veracruz, Chontal from Tabasco; Tzeltal and Tzotzil from Chiapas; Pipil from El Salvador; and Miskitú and Sumo from Nicaragua.The Indiana University Archivo Mesoamericano project team hosts a meeting to expand partnerships with Mexican archival and cultural heritage organizations.
In partnership with the IU Mexico Gateway, members of Archivo Mesoamericano project team from Indiana University will host a meeting at the Biblioteca Vasconcelos to expand partnerships with Mexican archival and cultural heritage organizations. For more information email email@example.com.
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