Ashoka Fellow
Mexico
Fellow Since 1991
Centro Editorial de Literatura Indígena (CELIAC)
This description of Jesús Salinas Pedraza's work was prepared when Jesús Salinas Pedraza was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1991.
Introduction
Jesus Salinas, a linguist and Nahnu Indian from the state of Hidalgo, is using computers to help Indians create a written tradition out of their oral languages, thereby preserving and enriching their indigenous language and culture and enriching their children's education.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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