Indigenous Fragmentation: Mexico's Domestic and International Borders

Indigenous_Fragmentation_Mexico's_Domestic_and_International_Borders.pdf

Author

Araceli Burguete Cal y Mayor

Item Type

Journal Article

Abstract Note

Territorial divisions within Mexico and Central America were constructed in an artificial manner, dividing and isolating indigenous peoples. This led to a division of Mayan peoples with Chiapas facing conflicts within its own territory and along its borders within Mexico and along Guatemala.

Date

Spring, 1995

Issue

1

Pages

8-9

Publication Title

Abya Yala News: Journal of the South and Meso American Indian Rights Center (SAIIC)

Title

Indigenous Fragmentation: Mexico's Domestic and International Borders

Volume

9