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Mi·xe

(mē′hā′)
n. pl. Mixe also Mi·xes
1. A member of a group of indigenous peoples of south-central Mexico.
2. Any of the Mixe-Zoquean languages spoken by these peoples.

[Spanish, of unknown origin.]
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Talking about the history of the Mixe people, UCIZONI activist Zoila Jose Juan says, "We have always been invaded." Juan, a 47-year-old grandmother who led the UCIZONI delegation in the Zapatista caravan, says the Spanish were actually the third group to invade Mixe lands.