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American Academy of Dermatology Latino Outreach Materials

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Spanish-language skin cancer outreach materials from the American Academy of Dermatology, which are used during their public skin cancer examinations. Their pilot program providing examinations, targeting Hispanic outdoor workers in California, Arizona, Texas and Florida, was featured in MCN's Streamline, Autumn 2014.

Archive of Indigenous Languages of Latin America

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This digital archive features a number of recordings and texts in the indigenous languages of Latin America. Materials are available in Mixteco, Mam, Nahuatl, Otomi, Triqui, Zapoteco, and many other indigenous languages. These materials give information about the cultures of these indigenous groups. Original works of literature in indigenous languages are also published on this site. AILLA works to preserve written forms of these languages, but it also collects grammars, dictionaries, ethnographies, and research notes that can be used as teaching materials.

Comisión Nacional para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indígenas (CDI)

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The CDI is an organization that was created in 2003 to ensure that indigenous communities and people in Mexico have the rights guaranteed to them by the Mexican Constitution. It collaborates with state governments and federal dependencies to evaluate current strategies and works to form new programs that will ensure equality and fight against indigenous discrimination. It also works to help indigenous peoples to improve their quality of life.

Don't Get Hurt!

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These bilingual posters educate workers on how to work safely with machinery on the farm.  Developed by two Occupational Health Interns (OHIP) during their internship with the National Farm Medicine Center, these posters accompany the Seguridad en las Lecherías curriculum.

Farmworker Men and HIV-Worker Education Materials (Fotonovelas)

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Dramatic, visual and culturally relevant, fotonovelas are a successful means of communicating health information. The following fotonovela materials are downloadable.

 

Provided by Farmworker Justice

Frente Indígena Oaxaqueño Binacional (FIOB)

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The Oaxacan Indigenous Binational Front (FIOB) is a non-profit organization based in California. It is a coalition of indigenous organizations, communities, and individuals from Oaxaca, Baja California and in the State of California. This organization works to empower the indigenous peoples of Oaxaca and make sure that human rights are upheld for these communities in both Mexico and the United States.

Health Information Translations

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Health Information Translations is a collaborative initiative to improve health education for limited English proficiency patients.

Hispanic Youth and HIV-Worker Education Materials (Fotonovelas)

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Dramatic, visual and culturally relevant, fotonovelas are a successful means of communicating health information. The following fotonovela materials are downloadable.

Provided by Farmworker Justice 

Indigenous Language Resources

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This website, owned by SIL International, provides detailed background information about less common languages.  Many of the indigenous languages have profiles. 

Note: Wikipedia also contains a variety of sites describing the basic characteristics of each of the indigenous languages. 

Isolated By Language: The Indigenous Oaxacans of Greenfield, CA

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The town of Greenfield, CA has a high population of indigenous immigrants from Oaxaca, Mexico, many of whom speak little Spanish and/or English. This website is a compilation of work done by students from the UC,Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and reports on what the town of Greenfield is doing to improve communications and relations with these indigenous peoples
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