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Author Gómez Menjívar, Jennifer Carolina, editor

Title Indigenous interfaces : spaces, technology, and social networks in Mexico and Central America / [edited by] Jennifer Gómez Menjívar and Gloria Elizabeth Chacón ; foreword by Arturo Arias
Published Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 272 pages ): illustrations
Series Critical issues in indigenous studies
Critical issues in indigenous studies
Contents Cover; Series List; Title page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword: Indigenous Subjects and the Mastering of Science / Arturo Arias; Acknowledgments; Introduction: No Static: Re-Indigenizing Technology / Jennifer Gómez Menjívar and Gloria Elizabeth Chacón; PART I. PROBLEMATIZING TECHNOLOGY; 1. (Re)Technologizing the Word: Recording, Knowledge, and the Decolonial Aesthetics of Maya Ts'íib / Paul M. Worley and Rita M. Palacios; 2. Dule Molas: The Counterpoint- Counterplot Practice of the Traversable Cloth in (Non)Digital Realms / Sue P. Haglund
3. Using Technology to Revitalize Endangered Languages: Mixe and Chatino Case Studies / Emiliana Cruz and Tajëëw RoblesPART II. CYBERSPATIAL NATION BUILDING; 4. YouTubing Maya Rock: B'itzma Sobrevivencia's Aural Memory of Survival / Alicia Ivonne Estrada; 5. Trafficked Babies, Exploded Futures: Jayro Bustamante's Ixcanul / Debra A. Castillo; 6. Joysticks and Jaguars: Bribri- Inspired Games in Neoliberal Costa Rica / Mauricio Espinoza; PART III. INDIGENIZING SOCIAL MEDIA; 7. Digitizing Ancestral Memory: Garifuna Settlement Day in the Americas and in Cyberspace / Paul Joseph López Oro
8. In a Time of War and Hashtags: Rehumanizing Indigeneity in the Digital Landscape / Gabriela Spears-Rico9. Tweeting in Zapotec: Social Media as a Tool for Language Activism / Brook Danielle Lillehaugen; 10. From Facebook to Ixamoxtli: Nahua Activism through Social Networking / Adam Coon; Contributors; Index
Summary "This book explores how Indigenous people in Mesoamerica use social networks to alter, enhance, preserve, and contribute to self-representation"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Indians of Central America -- Communication
Indians of Central America -- Social networks
Indians of Mexico -- Communication
Indians of Mexico -- Social networks
Internet and indigenous peoples -- Central America
Internet and indigenous peoples -- Mexico
Form Electronic book
Author Chacón, Gloria Elizabeth, editor
ISBN 0816539839 (electronic bk.)
9780816539833 (electronic bk.)