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Zapotec plant knowledge

Zapotec plant knowledge

classification, uses, and communication about plants in Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnobotany -- Mexico -- Mitla.,
  • Zapotec Indians -- Medicine.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ellen Messer.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v. (xii, 537 leaves)
    Number of Pages537
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16513893M

    Start studying Chapter 6. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Browse. Create. knowledge, and concepts of the physical landscape that affect how they will interact with it is called: A study of the ways an indigenous society classifies plant life. Zapotec. ETHNONYMS: Ben 'Zaa, Binii Gula'sa', Tsapotecatl, Za, Zapoteco. Orientation. Identification. The Spanish name "Zapoteco" stems from the Nahuatl name for the Zapotee, "Tsapotecatl," which, in turn, was derived from the name of a fruit, the zapote, that was common in the region. Pre-Hispanic Zapotee referred to themselves as the "Ben 'Zaa" (cloud people).

      The earliest city associated with the Zapotec culture was San José Mogoté, in the Etla arm of the Oaxaca Valley and founded about B.C.E. Archaeological evidence suggests that conflicts arose in San José Mogoté and other communities in the Etla valley, and that city was abandoned about B.C.E., at the same time that Monte Albán was founded. Zapotec weavings are a continuation of artisan traditions rather than a revival of a lost art. The men seek out or grow the vegital dye materials, which requires a lifetime of plant and animal knowledge to produce. The men perform the actual weaving in most cases. Each work is started by using a wool warp instead of cotton or flax.

    Zapotec definition is - a member of an American Indian people of Oaxaca state, Mexico. This article is from Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, volume ctTraditional classification systems represent cognitive processes of human.


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Get this from a library. Zapotec plant knowledge: classification, uses, and communication about plants in Mitla, Oaxaca, Maxico. [Ellen Messer]. The Zapotec civilization (Be'ena'a "The People" c.

BC– AD) was an indigenous pre-Columbian civilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca in ological evidence shows that their culture goes back at least 2, years. The Zapotec left archaeological evidence at the ancient city of Monte Albán in the form of buildings, ball courts, magnificent tombs and grave Capital: Monte Albán ( BC – AD), Mitla.

Study site. The municipality of San Agustin Loxicha (Figure 1), is located at the SW of Oaxaca city (16°01 ′ 55 ″ N and °37 ′ 01 ″ W), in one of the troubled branches of the Sierra Madre del Sur. It occupies a total area of km administrative centre of the municipality is located at an altitude of 1, ma.s.l., though sparse settlements are found at lower and higher Cited by: 5.

Zapotec farmers in Zapotec plant knowledge book northern sierra of Oaxaca, Mexico, are highly successful in providing their families with abundant, nutritious food in an Zapotec plant knowledge book sustainable fashion, although the premises that guide their agricultural practices would be considered erroneous by the standards of most agronomists and botanists in the United States and Europe.

A Zapotec Natural History is an extraordinary book that describe the people of a small town in Mexico and their remarkable knowledge of the natural world in which they live.

San Juan Gbëë is a Zapotec Indian community located in the state of Oaxaca, a region of great biological by: In this work, a brief analysis of the botanical traditional knowledge among Zapotecs of the municipality of San Agustin Loxicha, Oaxaca was conducted.

The purposes of this study were: a) to analyze the traditional ecological knowledge of local plant resources through the folk classification of both landscapes and plants and b) to determine the Cited by: 5. The Zapotecs (Zoogocho Zapotec: Didxažoŋ) are an indigenous people of population is concentrated in the southern state of Oaxaca, but Zapotec communities also exist in neighboring present-day population is estimated at approximatelyto 1, persons, many of whom are monolingual in one of the native Zapotec languages and States: ,+.

Zapotec, Middle American Indian population living in eastern and southern Oaxaca in southern Mexico. The Zapotec culture varies according to habitat—mountain, valley, or coastal—and according to economy—subsistence, cash crop, or urban; and the language varies from pueblo to pueblo, existing in several mutually unintelligible dialects, better called distinct languages.

The "From Akebu to Zapotec" materials from Wycliffe are excellent resources for kids, teachers, and missionaries alike. Other materials include an A-Z card game, a poster, an audio CD of the book, and a bookmark that covers prayer involvement.5/5(4).

Zapotec (English: / ˈ s ɒ p oʊ ˌ t ɛ k /) or zapoteca may refer to. Cultures and languages. Zapotec civilization, a historical indigenous pre-Columbian civilization and archaeological culture of central Mexico; Zapotec languages, a group of closely related indigenous Mesoamerican languages; Zapotec peoples, contemporary indigenous peoples of Mexico; Zapotecan languages, a group of.

The Comparative Studies in Society and History Book Series 2; The Michigan American Music Series 1; Add Paper for "The Vegetational History of the Oaxaca Valley and Zapotec Plant Knowledge" to Cart: Ebook: Available: View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Vegetational History of the Oaxaca Valley and Zapotec Plant Knowledge" Medicinal plant knowledge in the region persists mainly because of the necessity to treat the diseases that the B doctor does not cure, ^ the culture-bound syndromes, and the most comm on ailments.

Together, they explained 78% of the variation in the plant knowledge of Zapotec men. However, economic activity was by far the most important determinant of this type of knowledge.

This, together with the relative significance of the other factors, shows that exposure is the main factor influencing knowledge of the domain, in this case by: 6. In this book, Roberto González convincingly argues that Zapotec agricultural and dietary theories and practices constitute a valid local science, which has had a reciprocally beneficial relationship with European and United States farming and food systems since the sixteenth by: ZAPOTEC WRITING: Knowledge, Power, and Memory in Ancient Oaxaca by Javier Urcid.

Introduction Page to Mr. Urcid's work on Zapotec Writing downloadable in the two pdf files linked from this page. knowledge among Zapotecs of the municipality of San Agustin Loxicha, Oaxaca was conducted.

The purposes of this study were: a) to analyze the traditional ecological knowledge of local plant resources through the folk classification of both landscapes and plants and b) to determine the role that this knowledge has played in plant. A Zapotec Natural History is an extraordinary book and accompanying CD (also available on the web here!) that describe the people of a small town in Mexico and their remarkable knowledge of the natural world in which they live.

San Juan Gbëë is a Zapotec Indian community located in the state of Oaxaca, a region of surprising biological : $ Get this from a library. A Zapotec natural history: trees, herbs, and flowers, birds, beasts, and bugs in the life of San Juan Gbëë. [Eugene S Hunn] -- "This is an extrodinary book and accompanying CD that describe the people of a small town in Mexico and their remarkable knowledge of the natural world in which they live."--Jacket.

Traditional knowledge among Zapotecs of Sierra Madre Del Sur, Oaxaca. Does it represent a base for plant resources management and conservation?.pdf Available via license: CC BY A Zapotec Natural History is an extraordinary book that describe the people of a small town in Mexico and their remarkable knowledge of the natural world in which they live.

San Juan Gbëë is a Zapotec Indian community located in the state of Oaxaca, a region of great biological diversity. The Zapotec people of Oaxaca have continuously cultivated maize, beans, squash, and other crops for more than 5, years.

Evidence strongly indicates that their ancient Mesoamerican ancestors domesticated maize from a wild grass and that its propagation and improvement required a level of human intervention so sophisticated that it has been described as “the most remarkable plant breeding.This is an excellent ethnography of food and agriculture in central Mexico.

It's highly readable, as ethnographies go, and very interesting. I read it as a sort of companion to The Omnivore's Dilemma, because Gonzalez talks about how to the Zapotec, maize has a soul, which is a huge contrast to corn as a commodity in the was for an independent study on sustainable agriculture systems /5.knowledge of Spanish, which many Zapotecs and other rural Oaxacans know imperfectly at best.

"Zapotec" is the name not of a single language, but of a language family belonging to the Otomanguean linguistic stock containing over 50 mutually unintelligible varietiesFile Size: KB.