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Ometepec

"Ometepec" is the name of an indigenous Amuzgo village in Mexico. Although the majority of the community is Amuzgo, the name of the village comes from the Nahuatl (Aztec) language, where it means "between the hills." There are also Nahua and Mixtec people living in Ometepec as well as Amuzgos. The Ometepec Amuzgos speak the Southern Amuzgo dialect.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Ometepec tribe and language:

 Amuzgo
 Amuzgo culture
 Mexican peoples
 Oto-Manguean
 Mesoamerican civilization

Here are links to more Internet resources about Ometepec (in Spanish):
 Ometepec y sus origenes
 Wikipedia: Ometepec

Here are a few good books about the Ometepecs:
 Behind God's Back
 Amuzgo-Spanish Dictionary
 The Mesoamerican Indian Languages



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