How Do You Say Justice in Mixteco?

How Do You Say Justice in Mixteco?

June 10th, 2008 – by David Bacon: Fresno, California – Erasto Vasquez was surprised to see a forklift appear one morning outside his trailer near the corner of East and Springfield, two small rural roads deep in the grapevines, ten miles southwest of Fresno. He and his neighbors pleaded with the driver, but to no avail. The machine uprooted the […]

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June 10, 2008 at 0 comments

(Español) Mujeres que se Organizan Avanzan

(Español) Mujeres que se Organizan Avanzan

Un video sobre los logros de mujeres mixtecas en Oaxaca, que se han organizado atravéz de las Cajas Comunitarias de Ahorro para apoyarse en sus comunidades. Este video fue posible gracias a un donativo de la Fundacion Ford al Departmento de Estudios Latinoamericanos y Latinos de la Universidad de California, Santa Cruz.

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July 24, 2006 at 2 comments

Reframing Mexican Migration as a Multi-Ethnic Process

Jonathan Fox University of California at Santa Cruz, CA The Mexican migrant population in the US increasingly reflects the ethnic diversity of Mexican society. To recognize Mexican migration as a multi-ethnic process raises broader conceptual puzzles about race, ethnicity, and national identity. This essay draws from recent empirical research and participant-observation to explore implications of the indigenous Mexican migrant experience […]

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May 18, 2006 at 0 comments

US-Mexico Binational Indigenous Migration

By Rufino Domínguez Santos* rdominguez@sbcglobal.net www.frente.apiana.net Indigenous Front of Binational Organizations (FIOB) Mission To contribute to the development and self-determination of indigenous migrant and non-migrant communities, as well as to fight for the defense of human rights with justice and gender equity on a Binational level. Vision To be a strong, constructive, and self-sufficient binational indigenous organization. Binational Migration of […]

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January 30, 2006 at 0 comments

Building Civil Society Among Indigenous Migrants

Building Civil Society Among Indigenous Migrants

Jonathan Fox and Gaspar Rivera-Salgado Ed.’s note: This essay was excerpted with permission from the book Indigenous Mexican Migrants in the United States, edited by Jonathan Fox and Gaspar Rivera-Salgado (Centers for U.S.-Mexican Studies and Comparative Immigration Studies, UCSD, 2004). For the longer, footnoted version of this essay, see the introductory chapter to the book, which is available at: http://www.rienner.com Download the […]

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October 12, 2004 at 2 comments