Linguist, Len Nils Beké, is traveling 600 Manitos Miles by bicycle, mapping and documenting place names of the Manitas and Manitos homeland, and their stories. Follow along and connect with Len as he sends us updates from the road!
Len Nils Beké is a doctoral student in in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of New Mexico. In the Manito Topos Project, Len has embarked on an initiative focused on the recovery of Nuevomexicano Spanish place names. This week, he also launches his fieldwork expedition, which he has called Seiscientas Millas Manitas (600 Manito Miles).