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Jonathan Amith documenting traditional ecological knowledge in Mexico.

Men being recorded.

Jonathan Amith of Gettysburg College and co-PI John Kress of the Smithsonian Institution are creating an extensive digital database of recordings of native experts discussing traditional nomenclature and classification of local flora in five Nuhuat and two Totonac villages in Mexico as part of the NSF- and NEH-funded Documenting Endangered Languages program.

Credit: Jonathan Amith, Gettysburg College

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