Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Indigenous Government Council


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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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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CNI-EZLN: Who dares to say it’s a bad fight?

By: Magdalena Gómez With that question on the first of January, the Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés emphasized the support of the EZLN to the agreements reached in the second stage of the fifth National Indigenous Congress (CNI). And he reflected: “Twenty-three…

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Zapatismo’s presidential candidacy

By: Raúl Zibechi The decision of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) and the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) to submit the possibility of presenting an indigenous woman as a candidate for the presidency in the 2018 elections to its support…

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Words of the EZLN at the closing of the 5th CNI Congress

WORDS OF THE EZLN AT THE CLOSING OF THE SECOND STAGE OF THE FIFTH CNI CONGRESS ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO JANUARY FIRST, 2017 Sisters and Brothers of the National Indigenous Congress: Compañeras, compañeros y compañeroas of the national and…

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The Power of Below

By: Raúl Zibechi It’s unheard of in Latin America that dozens of indigenous peoples and nations decide to endow themselves with their own government. The recent decision of the 5th National Indigenous Congress (CNI), after consultation and approval by 43…

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