Exposure to pesticides is dangerous and potentially deadly to Indigenous migrant workers. The Huichole people, being forced to leave their communities during dry seasons to find employment, suffer from farming practices and toxins.
The Mexican government has announced its intentions to relocate over 30,000 Guatemalan
refugees (those still living in recognized settlements in Chiapas) to the state of
Campeche and Quintana Roo on the Yucatan peninsula by the end of July.
Alvaro Vasquez, representative of the Assembly of Zapotec and Chinantec Peoples of the Oaxaca Sierra was in the San Francisco Bay Area to organize an exposition of Zapotec-Chinantec lithographs and to show videos about his people.
Maria de Jesus Hernandez Valderas, a Nahualt woman in Mexico, provides a glimpse of the activist world of Indigenous women looks like. She discusses the difficulties that have been historically placed on her. Maria embodies the enduring spirit of…