La festividad de Todos Santos entre los nahuas: muerte, culto e intercambio de dones

The Nahua of the Sierra de Zongolica are part of the nearly eight hundred thousand Nahuatl language speakers living in Mexican territory. But having a common language, the Nahuas are located in diverse contexts in ecological and cultural. There are also important distinctions linguistic region to re...

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Main Author: Rodríguez, María Teresa
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/antropologia/article/view/10814
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/13199
Summary: The Nahua of the Sierra de Zongolica are part of the nearly eight hundred thousand Nahuatl language speakers living in Mexican territory. But having a common language, the Nahuas are located in diverse contexts in ecological and cultural. There are also important distinctions linguistic region to region, even within the same area dialects are manifested in some cases associated with municipal divisions. In the state of Veracruz, located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, are currently located in four major regions Nahuatl speaking population: the Huasteca, the north, the Sierra de Zongolica and Orizaba valley in the central belt and saw santa Marta, south. According to census data, there are about three hundred thousand in Veracruz Nahuatl speakers. In the highlands of Zongolica region that concerns us here, inhabits the third of them.