Literary creation workshop "Words create words"
Zapotec poet and narrator Natalia Toledo, native to Juchitan, Oaxaca, will give a literary creation workshop from 14 to 18 March at the Instituto de Mexico in San José.
The workshop deals with an overview of the native languages of the state of Oaxaca, particularly those of the Juchiteca culture, allowing us to celebrate World Poetry Day and International Mother Language altogether.
There are 11 language families in Mexico, 68 groups and 364 dialectal variants. The state that has more native languages is the state of Oaxaca,
Zapoteca culture, one of the most important in Mexico, are the first to have evidence of writing in Mesoamerica.
This workshop deals with the existing literary forms in the Zapotec culture, always making an analogy of these literary samples with world literature. At the end of the workshop all attendees will have their own productions of poetry, short stories and autobiography.