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.
Constantina Bautista Nava, a native speaker of Nahuatl from San Miguel Xaltipan, gives an account of her work in the field. She talks about corn harvesting and firewood collection. She recalls the time when she was resting after her daughter was born. She also talks about her present activities. She doesn´t work in the field anymore and she stays at home to take care of the farm animals.