Chiapas Support Committee

Category: National Indigenous Congress


Schedule for the Indigenous Governing Council Tour in Chiapas

Schedule for the Indigenous Governing Council Tour in Chiapas, October 14-19, 2017 September 2017 To the National Indigenous Congress: To the original peoples of Chiapas and Mexico: To the Chiapan and Mexican people: To the free, alternative, autonomous, or whatever-you-call-them…

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A call to support the earthquake victims of Chiapas with tenderness

A note from the Chiapas Support Committee: We are asking you to make a donation to help the people who endured an 8.2-magnitude earthquake in Chiapas. The earthquake destroyed communities and created thousands of people who are now homeless. “Solidarity…

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CNI comunicado on the earthquake in Chiapas and Oaxaca

CNI Comunicado for solidarity with the peoples affected by the earthquake and denouncing the continuity of capitalist dispossession To the National and International Sixth To the free communications media To the people of Mexico The indigenous peoples, nations, tribes and…

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Popolucas, Nahuas and Mestizos organize in Veracruz

 INDIGENOUS REGIONAL MOVEMENT IN DEFENSE AND RESPECT FOR LIFE FIRST REGIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE DEFENSE OF TERRITORY AND THE RIGHTS OF THE PEOPLES OF THE SIERRA OF SANTA MARTA Soteapan, Veracruz, August 27, 2017 COMUNICADO The Popoluca, Nahua and Mestizo…

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The other face of the war

By: Gustavo Esteva There is immense cynicism, ignorance or incompetence in the Mexican government and in the government of Trump. But it’s not just that. It’s also a perverse operation. Social polarization in the United States was always there. But,…

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The Hour for Our Peoples to Flourish Has Arrived


ANOTHER STEP FORWARD A Joint communiqué from the National Indigenous Congress and the Sixth Commission of the EZLN greeting the first members of the civil association, “The Hour for Our Peoples to Flourish Has Arrived.” This is a required legal…

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Supreme councils in neoliberal times

By: Magdalena Gómez Three days ago, the National Indigenous Congress (CNI, its initials in Spanish) published the denunciation of the Indigenous Council of the Trueque (CIT, in Spanish) regarding the aggression (threats of violence and provocations) at the Tianguis of…

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Carlos Gonzalez: “We are going to reorganize the National indigenous Congress”

Carlos Gonzales, a member of the Organizing Committee of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI, its initials in Spanish) was invited on UDGTV radio, where he clarified several things, primarily about the CNI’s process, remembering the CNI’s birth on October 12,…

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The pro-capitalist “left”

By: Gustavo Esteva The openly anti-capitalist posture of the CNI’s initiative has provoked very different reactions. It’s useful to examine them by reflecting on what it means today to be against what capital says and does. The most common reaction…

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Seven reasons to support the CNI-EZLN proposal

By: Gilberto López y Rivas Ever since they made public the consensus proposal of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), to integrate an Indigenous Gobierno Council for Mexico, whose spokesperson will be registered as…

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