Chiapas Support Committee

Category: National Indigenous Congress


The Indigenous Government Council and the candidacy in progress

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The fundamental proposal of the seminar of critical reflection: “The walls of capital, the cracks on the left,” –convoked by the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN, its initials in Spanish) in the installations of CIDECI-University…

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Subcomandante Galeano: What’s coming will be worse

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chis. (proceso.com.mx) Subcomandante Galeano, of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), called to close ranks and “all struggle collectively” because what’s coming is not even remotely the coldest point of what we’ve seen so far….

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Tohono O’odham tribe files petition with IACHR against the wall

THE TOHONO O’ODHAM TRIBE GOES to the IACHR TO NOT BE DIVIDED BY THE BORDER WALL By: Roberto Garduño The Tohono O’odham [1] (people of the desert), who live in territories of Sonora and Arizona, filed a petition with the…

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Joint CNI-EZLN Comunicado denouncing repression in Arantepacua, Michoacán

JOINT COMUNICADO of the CNI and the EZLN DENOUNCING REPRESSION AGAINST the PURÉPECHA COMMUNITY of ARANTEPACUA, MICHOACÁN To the Purépecha Community of Arantepacua, Michoacán: To the alternative communications media: To the peoples of the world: The National Indigenous Congress, the…

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Convocation of the Constituent Assembly of the Indigenous Government Council for Mexico

NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS CONVOCATION Considering that the V National Indigenous Congress (CNI, its initials in Spanish), in its second stage carried out on December 29, 30, 31, 2016 and on January 1, 2017, agreed: FIRST. – “…To name an Indigenous…

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Indigenous Women: an expanding view

By: Magdalena Gómez March 8 is International Women’s Day. In the case of Indigenous women, as of today, the complexity is not fully realized that their belonging to a people and the dimension of gender involve. In the last 20…

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Delegation to Chiapas, March 26-April 1, 2017

CSC SPRING DELEGATION to CHIAPAS, March 26 – April 1, 2017 The Chiapas Support Committee of Oakland, California announces a Delegation to Chiapas, Mexico.   We hope you will join us to explore the autonomous parallel government being constructed in…

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Word Movement: Poets against war & racism

Poets against War & Racism | Poetas contra la guerra y el racismo Poets Amira Ali Arnoldo Colibrí Hummingbird Rafael Jesús Gonzalez with Gerardo Omar Marín Invited poets & performers Open mic. Update with short new video on the Congreso Nacional Indígena congress…

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Joint CNI-EZLN communiqué on Rarámuri murders

Joint Comunicado of the National Indigenous Congress and the Zapatista National Liberation Army in solidarity with the Rarámuri People STOP THE MURDERS OF INDIGENOUS RARAMURIS COMPAÑEROS IN DEFENSE OF THEIR TERRITORY! Indigenous Territories of Mexico, February 4, 2017 To the…

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Learning to govern ourselves

By: Gustavo Esteva The storm rages; cold and hurricane-force winds threaten from the north, which will be accentuated after next Friday, January 20, and a cyclone forms level with the land all over the country. There is nowhere to take…

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