My experience at Isla Raza, this strange and beautiful sanctuary of more than 95% of the world population of elegant terns and Heermann’s gull, inspired my reflection on the sea birds I saw in the Gulf of California.
Unlike the other students, I’ve been living in a homestay with one of the few woman fish buyers here in the 5000-person town of Kino, Sonora, Mexico. This blog post is an interview with Eva, my homestay mother, an amazing woman who has succeeded through hard work and skillful negotiation.
According to a 2012 article by National Geographic titled “Vanishing Languages,” a language dies every 14 days (http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/07/vanishing-languages/rymer-text). This article describes three of the world’s most endangered languages. One of these languages, Cmiique Iitom, isContinue reading