In the Americas With David Yetman

Whistles In The Mist: Whistled Speech In Oaxaca

Season 2, Episode 10 of 10

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.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
11/10/2013
6:30 p.m.
11/11/2013
3:30 a.m.
1/3/2014
6:30 p.m.
1/3/2014
9:30 p.m.
1/3/2014
11:30 p.m.
1/4/2014
12:30 a.m.
1/4/2014
5 a.m.
1/6/2014
6 a.m.
1/8/2014
10 p.m.
1/9/2014
5 a.m.
3/19/2014
10 p.m.
3/20/2014
5 a.m.
5/26/2014
9:30 p.m.
5/26/2014
11:30 p.m.
5/27/2014
6 a.m.
5/28/2014
10 p.m.
5/29/2014
5 a.m.
4/1/2015
11 p.m.
4/10/2015
6:30 p.m.
4/10/2015
11 p.m.
4/10/2015
11:30 p.m.
4/11/2015
4/13/2015
6 a.m.
6/5/2015
6:30 p.m.
6/8/2015
11 p.m.
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