Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Women

Zapatista women’s March 8 message

Elio Henríquez, La Jornada correspondent San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas. On International Women’s Day, Indigenous women from the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) transmitted a text titled “Those Who Are Not Here.” The text, transmitted by the EZLN’s…

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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 ( Teofila,…

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