They celebrate the International Day of Indigenous Peoples

Sinaloa.- The Ministry of Culture of the Government of Mexico, through the institutions and organizations that comprise it, as of today has prepared an extensive program to commemorate the International Day of Indigenous Peoples 2021, established by the United Nations (UN) since 1994

The programming is made up of different virtual artistic activities, as part of Contigo en la Distancia, social networks and web pages, as well as in person for #VolverAVerte, following the measures for health care, such as the use of the mandatory face mask and antibacterial gel.

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Under the line of action “not one language less, not one speaker less”, as instructed by the Secretary of Culture, Alejandra Frausto Guerrero, the planned activities have the objective of celebrating, promoting and disseminating the cultural, artistic and linguistic wealth of the original towns.

Activity program

The National Institute of Indigenous Languages ​​will hold the National Indigenous Languages ​​Fair (FLIN) from August 9, 2021, with a hybrid format.

It will have a wide range of activities to show the linguistic and cultural diversity, as well as the ancestral knowledge of indigenous populations, focusing on community linguistic planning, taking into consideration the importance of the construction of self-managed public policies, as well as the processes of planning in writing standards.

The face-to-face activities will take place at the Centro Nacional de las Artes (Cenart) and at the Los Pinos Cultural Complex, following the protocols for health care and subject to the epidemiological traffic light.

In turn, Cenart, through the Multimedia Center, prepared two talks: “Editorial alternatives. Ediciones Xospatronik ”, with Isela Xospa, and the“ Forum from analog to digital, 2nd Season 2021 Linguistic Diversity ”with Mitzy Reyes Juárez; both events are organized by the Interactive Systems and Digital Publications Laboratory. The appointment is on August 11 at 12:00, with free admission and limited space. A transmission will be made from the Facebook profile of the Cenart Multimedia Center ( for the first and, through the YouTube channel of the Cenart Multimedia Center (https: //, for the second discussion.

The National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature joins the commemoration with various activities, including the reading of poetry by writers from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, which will be broadcast on August 8 on its Facebook profile. Also participating are Manuel Matus, Jorge Magariño, Irma Pineda, Marizela Ríos Toledo, as well as the writer Nadia López.

The Inbal Museum Network is joining in with activities such as: poetry reading in the Mixtec language, in the mural area of ​​the Palacio de Bellas Artes; The Museum of Modern Art will give the family workshop “The Wixárika culture”, while the Carrillo Gil Museum of Art will broadcast a talk on Facebook (/ museocarrillogil) about the collaboration it has with the Amasijo collective.

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In Tijuana

At the Tijuana Cultural Center (Cecut), on August 8, the book Ja’a Kumiay: Tales in the Kumiay language, from the University of California, Berkley, will be presented at 11:30 a.m. (local time), and at 1 p.m. : 00 h, presentation of the work Península de Gigantes.


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