She holds a degree in Hispanic Language and Literature and pursued a Linguistics Master's at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She is a native speaker of southern mixe alto (ayuujk). Her work focuses on the study and sharing of the linguistic diversity in Mexico and of endangered languages.
Latest posts by Yásnaya Aguilar Gil
The Challenges of Written Media in Indigenous Communication
There is a rich history of indigenous media in the oral form of radio, television, and audiovisual content. What about written media in indigenous languages? This special guest post from Yásnaya Aguilar presents some examples of written media and examines some of the challenges of finding a readership in indigenous languages in Mexico.