Endangered Languages Projects
The following projects include the documentation of the Otomi language:
- Documentation of San Jerónimo Acazulco Otomi, Ocoyoacac, Mexico
- Nestor Hernandez-Green, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. 2009-2010.
This project aims to document the Otomi linguistic variant spoken in San Jerónimo Acazulco, Ocoyoacac, Mexico, including tales, instructions, rituals, and routine descriptions. This Otomi language (Otopamean, Otomanguean) is spoken by about 350 people near Mexico City. A parallel goal is the development of pedagogical tools for reinforcing and teaching the language in the community. The documentation output will consist of transcribed and translated video recordings and a dictionary of the ... more
- Documentation of Santa Ana Hueytlalpan Otomi, Tulancingo, Mexico
- Maria de Jesus Selene Hernandez Gomez, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. 2010-2010.
This pilot project aims to document the Otomi language spoken in the community of Santa Ana Hueytlalpan, (Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico). This is a language belonging to the Otomi linguistic family of languages (Otopamean branch of the Otomanguean macrophyllum). Santa Ana Hueytlalpan Otomi documentation is nearly nonexistent. The project will contribute to our knowledge and understanding of the language and its culture, producing texts with audio and video files and a visual bilingual dictionary ... more