In solidarity with Fidencio and the struggle of his community, Loma de Bácum, the Fidencio Aldama Support Group is calling for a week of letter writing and art creation from June 20 to 26, 2021.
In times of extermination, ecocide and genocide, in times of imposed death, we organize.
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.
"The community government in Cherán is a reclamation of the wisdom of our peoples, but also coupled with the realities that we live today."