In the Americas with David Yetman
Sun
Feb 15
10:00AM

Whistles in the Mist: Whistled Speech In Oaxaca

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Thu Feb 19 at 10:36PM on KCET-HD
The Chinantecan people of mountainous northern Oaxaca, Mexico, speak by whistling as well as by talking. We visit their isolated community and see for ourselves how they use whistled speech to supplement-and sometimes replace-spoken speech.

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