Literature

Literature

LITERATURE

 

The Roots of Memory

The Roots of Memory
Fragment of the novel by Crispín Martínez Rosas

Ximehua- quiillia- xiccaqui nopa chichimeh queniuhqui tlaahhuah, tlaahhuah quencehuac ya quicuahticateh ce tlamantli, ¡totiotzin! ¡Nechyoltequipachoah!- quiilliyaya icihuauh Pedro. Nopa tlahcoyohual. Tzintlayohua huan cheneh tlaceceya; yeca Pedro axquinequiyaya quizaz tlachiyati tlen pano caltenno…

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“Wake up”, she says. “Hear how the dogs bark. They bark as if they were biting something, Oh my god I’m worried about them!” – said Pedro’s wife.
It was midnight. It was dark and cold, so he did not want to get up to see what was going on outside…

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Tototatahhuan Ininixtlamatiliz

Tototatahhuan Ininixtlamatiliz

Escrito por Eduardo de la Cruz Cruz originario del municipio de Chicontepec, Veracruz, México quien desde hace varios años vive en Zacatecas México y se dedica a la enseñanza y revitalización de su variante del Nahuatl. El libro, es una colección de cuentos escrito totalmente en Nahuatl de la Huasteca que hace referencia a la historia oral, según los hablantes de la Huasteca Veracruzana en la Región de Chicontepec.

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Written by Eduardo de la Cruz Cruz, who was born in Chicontepec, Veracruz, Mexico. Eduardo lives since a few years in Zacatecas, Mexico and is dedicated to the teaching and revitalization of his Nahuatl variant. The book is a collection of stories written entirely in Huasteca Nahuatl that refer to oral history, according to the speakers of La Huasteca Veracruzana in the Chicontepec Region.

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