Octavio Domínguez Rosas
Originally from the community of Los Puentes, Huautla, Hidalgo, his mother tongue is Nawatl. Throughout his life and learning obtained, he has had an interest in revitalizing the cultural identity of Indigenous peoples. During the 16 years that he was in academic and professional preparation in the city of Guadalajara, he returned to Los Puentes, his native community, to carry out carry out actions in favor of identity and culture through the Tochan Community. He is a member and founder of the Association Civil Witsilli Lenguas Indígenas Mexicanas A.C. He teaches courses and workshops on Indigenous rights, communities and the Nawatl language, as well as oral and written translations from Spanish into Nawatl. He is currently the founder of the Tochan Community Project.
Erika Aguilera Apolinar
Originally from Tonalá in the state of Jalisco. Interested in the revitalization of language and culture. Her professional training in the economic-administrative area has allowed her to collaborate in educational institutions. She currently resides in the community of Los Puentes, Huautla. She is a member and founder of the Association Civil Witsili Lenguas Indígenas Mexicanas A.C. Founder of the Tochan Community Project, responsible for the administration and management of resources, planning, and registration of activities.
Life gives us challenges that we can achieve thanks to the people around us. Tochan Community is being carried out thanks to the support of those people who have the same interest that the culture of a town remains, special mention to Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center, MaryAnne and Sergio Quiroz, Iris Rodriguez, Silvia Cocone, and all those who are a fundamental part in the realization of this project.