Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Art/Culture


New! Grietas: A Journal of Zapatista Thought & Horizon

Introducing Grietas: A Journal of Zapatista Thought and Horizons, a new journal published by the Sexta Grietas Del Norte Network The first issue of Grietas journal, titled “Autonomy From Below and to the Left in the U.S.,”  takes up the topic of autonomy in…

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They discover a stucco head more than 1,300 years old in Palenque

By: Susana D. Zamorano The finding of the first three-dimensional representation of the corn deity, in the archaeological zone of Palenque, Chiapas, a piece that is more than 1,300 years old, was announced this Tuesday by the National Institute of…

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EVENTO HA SIDO CANCELADO CompArte: arte, cultura, música, poesía, zapatismo. 21 de agosto, Oakland

El Comité de Apoyo a Chiapas los invita al sexto festival anual CompArte Zapatista, El Festival Comunitario Emiliano Zapata. Se llevará a cabo el sábado 21 de agosto, 2021, en el parque de Peralta Hacienda, 2465 34th Avenue, Oakland, California….

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CANCELLED, due to COVID concerns. CompArte: Art, Culture, Music, Poetry, Zapatismo August 21, Oakland

The Chiapas Support Committee invites you to the sixth annual CompArte Zapatista, The Emiliano Zapata Community Festival, being held on Saturday, August 21, 2021, 12:00-4:00 p.m. at the Peralta Hacienda Historical Park, 2465 34th Avenue, Oakland, California. Haz click aquí…

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Teófila, armed with courage, the first Indigenous woman film-maker in Mexico

Her documentary from 35 years ago warned that the refinery would contaminate the sea and do away with fishing. It hurts her that technology has changed human beings and that they don’t think about their culture. Oaxaca, Oaxaca (pagina3.mx). Teofila,…

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Anti-capitalist solidarity: Make a donation to acquire artesanía zapatista

Show Your Support for Zapatista Autonomy: Make a donation for blouses & purses, hand-embroidered and created by Zapatista women artists in Chiapas! The year 2020 has made our call and our work for solidarity and justice across borders even more…

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Oscar Chávez, “big brother” to the Zapatistas

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Oscar Chávez was a leading figure in the formation of a critical mass culture and in the sentimental education of several generations. He kept the Mexican popular songbook alive. He recuperated and spread the songs of…

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CompArte: The Emiliano Zapata Community Festival

Saturday, August 17, 2019 12 Noon to 4 PM Art * Music * Vendors * Zapatismo Omni Commons Ballroom 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland Requested donation: $5-$10 (Sliding Scale, no one turned away for lack of funds) for more info: Facebook:…

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Film successes and contemporaneous Mexican racism

By: Mariana Mora* The figure of Yalitza Aparicio opened a debate about racism in Mexico, but Yalitza is not the answer to combatting racism in the country. Although many will say the opposite, Roma does not unmask the underlying racism…

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ANOTHER FORM OF LIFE IS POSSIBLE

Sunday, January 27, 2019 –  5pm, (doors open at 4:30) Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA Liberated Lens and the Chiapas Support Committee present: A program of documentary shorts on the anti-capitalist Resistance in southern Mexico. The Resistance shares many…

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