document | Otomi tale: The origin of Huitlacoche

  • The cornfield feed us. It gives us the corn that God (Jwä) sowed to make the dough from which we were made thousands of years ago, when he decided that we would populate the world. He created many colours for us; he made the color of the cobs for us. Red corn, White, black, yellow, pinto. We are the color of corn, the children of corn.

  • Category: Otomi
  • Thematic area: Conservation
  • Call topics: Environmental and language activism
  • Major objective: Focus attention on the critical risks confronting indigenous languages
  • Area of intervention: Empower through capacity-building