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The story of the Water Protectors - peaceful warriors at Standing Rock

When the earth is ravaged and the animals are dying, a new tribe of people shall come onto Earth of many colours, and their actions and deeds shall make the Earth green again. 1,774 more words

Chiapas: International Day to Combat Violence against Women

Beginning of the march in Plaza de La Resistencia. Photo@SIPAZ

November 25 is International Day to Combat Violence against Women. In Chiapas, many activities were organized in this framework. 600 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas/National: New EZLN Communiqué Clarifies Joint Proposal with CNI

Subcomandante Galeano (Photo@SIPAZ archives)

On November 17, 33 years after its foundation, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) published an extensive communiqué titled “A History to Understand”, in which it gives further details about the proposal of consultation with the peoples that make up the Indigenous National Congress (CNI in its Spanish acronym) to examine the convenience of naming a national council of government and an indigenous woman candidate for the 2018 elections. 352 more words

Indigenous People

Together We MUST Stand

I have tried to write something light for my blog for the past few days and I am getting nowhere.

I know exactly why that is. 503 more words

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Chiapas: Roberto Paciencia Released

Roberto Paciencia. Photo@CDHFBC

On the afternoon of November 24, Roberto Paciencia Cruz, an indigenous tsotsil (Chenalhó), adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle, was released having been acquitted. 349 more words

Human Rights

the river sings

The river sings….as always
As all rivers….
The ones who nurture it…

It remembers you

In its flowing canticles of joy
It carries the grief of all who suffer for it… 40 more words

Poetry

Poor Mary, Tired To Death

A Winston Churchill quote is one of the greatest sources of inspiration for the gringa when it comes to historical research:

“History is written by the victors.” 1,649 more words

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