IN THE AMERICAS WITH DAVID YETMAN

Program Details
Air Time: 
10/12/2014 - 12:30pm - 12:59pm
Program Title: 
WHISTLES IN THE MIST: WHISTLED SPEECH IN OAXACA
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
http://www.intheamericas.com/
PSIP Description: 
The Chinantecan people of mountainous northern Oaxaca, Mexico speak by talking and also whistling.
Long Description: 
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.