Oaxac The Talk

International Mother Language Day: Speaking Zapoteco at Sears 

With brother in front of Sears, circa 1993.

Stories of why I identify as diasporic-Indigenous and how Zapotec defines my Indigeneity. The moments I realized we were a different type of Mexican We were in the appliance section at Sears in Santa Monica, CA. It was after our family photo-shoot and my parents were trying to figure out whether they wanted to make […]