Born in Ayutla Mixe, Oaxaca, Yásnaya Elena Aguilar Gil is an Ayuujk linguist, writer, translator, and human-rights activist. She has written for a variety of media in Mexico, including Letras Libres, Nexos, and Revista de la Universidad de México.

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