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Julita Lopez: "They destroyed our buildings and our cities and the culture of people like the Mixtecs and the Aztecs."
Posted November 4, 1999
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San Diego immigrants
Behind Tijuana's Mixtec curtain
"Mixtec is an ancient language. It has a small vocabulary. So they have added things onto a root word to explain what they want to say. For example, 'bark' becomes 'the face of the tree.' "