This article supports the line of thought, which proposes that the process of revitalization should embrace culturally specific ways of knowing in a more fundamental way, taking into account the emic, internal perspective of a native speaker, which encompasses traditional indigenous knowledge and interpretations existing within the culture, determined by local custom, meaning and belief.
Mirel Yolotzin García, from the organization Ávido Desarrollo Humano based in Mexico City, talks about a theatrical play in Nahuatl, developed within the framework of the project "Totlahtul Yultok" ("Our language lives"). The play, which involves puppets and actors, emphasizes the value of one's mother tongue and the consequences of losing it.
The women from the locality of San Francisco Tetlanohcan in Tlaxcala share their views on the language of literature after hearing a fragment of the book “Malintzin Itlahtol”, presented by the author- Refugio Nava Nava. “Malintzin Itlahtol” is the first publication in modern Nahuatl in standardized orthography based on colonial orthography and contemporary linguistic knowledge about morphology.