Ups and Downs of Mezqital Valley Hñáhñú Linguistic Revitalization

Master’s thesis in Anthropology presented by Itzel Vargas García. Published by Mexico National Autonomous University, Faculty of Philosophy and literature, Mexico City, D.F., November 2014. This research won the 2015 “Noemí Quezada” award to the best Master’s Thesis on Otopamean Peoples.

This study focuses on the cultural and linguistic revitalization processes of the Mezquita Valley Otomi (or Hñáhñú) language. It refers to several organizations and projects which dedicated their efforts to maintain and to revitalize this indigenous language, in the region and elswhere.