This issue of volume 6 covers a broad set of topics from health concerns, land disputes, and meetings between indigenous groups, just to name a few. It discusses these issues in the context of several Central/South American regions.
This issue of the SAIIC Newsletter covers a broad range of topics surrounding the main theme of evangelical proselytizing (conversion) in South and Central America, along with the effects on Indian communities.
Floriberto Diaz Gomez of the Assembly of Mixe Authorities in Mexico describes the work of the SIL in his community. He explains that the initial work of the SIL was linguistic. However, as time went on, Diaz Gomez points out that the work of the SIL…
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.
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.
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…
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.