The gas pipeline was already a foregone conclusion, at least that’s what the company, the subsidiary, and the government of Sonora thought. They were wrong. Yaqui women narrate how they have stopped this project.
Over four years ago now, our Indigenous Yaqui compañero Fidencio Aldama was arrested by the Mexican government, charged with murder without a shred of evidence and railroaded through the justice system, sentenced to fifteen years and six months.
Despite lack of government response, Otomí Community carries on resistance at INPI.
Rebellion, Autonomy, and Communal Self-Government in the Indigenous Municipality of Cherán, Michoacán
"The community government in Cherán is a reclamation of the wisdom of our peoples, but also coupled with the realities that we live today."
“They are Literally Killing Us” – Call for a National Caravan for a Dignified Life for Indigenous Peoples
We are communities that are fed up with the hunger, we’re fed up with the injustice, we’re fed up with the poverty, and we demand solutions.
“We’re tired of the parties and politicians. We believed in them, but we realized in time that we were voting for our own destruction."
"Here we were free for a few days. Here we were exactly the women that we are."
Neoliberalism is a system of political economy. A system of political economy is a system of government and a system of economics working together.
Assembly urges Mexican authorities to assist migrant communities in matters of food, health, hygiene and housing.
In southern Mexico, a multi-ethnic network of towns has halted the construction of a mega-dam. Now they are organizing to manage their own natural resources and revitalize their culture as native water protectors.