Mitzy Juárez / Experiences and Challenges of Publishing in Indigenous Languages of Oaxaca
Date & Time
Thursday, November 9, 2023, 2:40 PM - 3:10 PM

We will discuss the processes and complexities of self-publishing in indigenous languages, starting from our experience in editing "Teki txri natxrixa ku rxi tatxrixa," the first illustrated children's book in Chocholteco-Ngiba. Topics to be covered include the conception of the publishing project, publication design, the process of obtaining an ISBN for a book in an indigenous language in Mexico, and how distribution was carried out. We will conclude with a brief explanation of the adaptation process (in terms of design) for translations into three other indigenous languages in Oaxaca and the importance of these processes being conducted from a community perspective.

Mitzy Juárez Juárez