Welcome to the Territories page for the Ben ‘Zaa/Binnizá/Mén Diiste/Bene Xhon (Zapoteco). This is a page managed by Native Land Digital.

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Last updated on April 22, 2022

Regions and endonyms:

Sierra Norte “Bene xhon” “Pueblo zapoteco” (Zapotec Human)
Valles Centrales “Ben’Zaa” “Gente de las nubes” (Cloud People)
Sierra Sur “Mén Diiste” “Gente que habla la palabra antigua” (People who speak the ancient word)
Istmo “Binni záa” “Gente que viene de las nubes” (People who come from the clouds)


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5. Changelog

  • sources and images added (February 13, 2020)
  • Boundaries redefined and name updated; sources and images addd (March 7, 2020)
  • Info updated (April 22, 2022)

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