map of the world outlined in corn @ Oaxaca 12.2007
Corn = Maíz

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Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago.

Planeta.com
National Corn Day in Mexico

Headlines

https://blog.seccionamarilla.com.mx/dia-nacional-del-maiz
mazorcade 5,000 anos revelala historia del maiz
Conoce 30 Partes del Maíz en Náhuatl y su significado en Español
time-to-rethink-america-s-corn-system

Translating

Do you know how to say 'corn' in Indigenous languages?
¿Sabes cómo decir "maíz" en lenguas indígenas?

Corn = Sentli in the indigenous language, Nahuatl

Zapotec: zhuub
Listen here: http://talkingdictionaries.swarthmore.edu/teotitlan/?entry=336 …

Wikipedia

Maize

Posters

Corn Fair in Teotitlán del Valle (Feria del Maíz) 12.2014

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Recommended Listening

A 9000 year history of corn - Anthropologist Michael Blake charts the 9000 year story of corn in his book 'Maize For The Gods'

Elsewhere on the Web

http://adansblog.com/?s=corn+tortilla
http://www.biodiversidad.gob.mx/genes/mapaAgricultura.html