Indigenous Autonomy and National Politics in Mexico
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Student Activities Center
B-Level, Conference Room 3
Ángel Kú and Valiana Aguilar, two compañer@s from the Center for Encounters and Intercultural Dialogues and the Universidad de la Tierra, Oaxaca will share information about Indigenous autonomy and community self-determination across Mexico but especially in Oaxaca, Chiapas, and Yucatán. They will also provide important updates about the current initiative of the El Congreso Nacional Indígena (CNI) and the Zapatistas, especially their effort to support the CNI’s Concejo Indígena de Gobierno’s spokesperson and her effort to enter the national election as an official candidate. Additionally, they will share information about the current autonomous efforts to rebuild communities impacted by the hurricane and earthquake in Oaxaca’s Isthmus.
Food and beverages will be provided. RSVP at http://bit.ly/ianp-talk
Co-sponsored by the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center and the UCLA Latin American Institute.
UCLA is a tobacco-free campus. All-day parking ($12) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lots 2, 3 and 4 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues). For more information, call 310-825-7315.