Indigenous Resistance

"Walking the Word," Indigenous Activism in Colombia

Friday, October 19, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Ligna Pulido, who works with the Cauca Regional Indigenous Council of southwest Colombia and the University of Valle Center for Gender Studies, will stop in Durham for a talk on indigenous activism in Colombia as part of her five-state tour sponsored by New England Witness for Peace

Mining, Violence, and Resistance in Guatemala

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 12:55pm

“Mining and Violence in Guatemala:  Indigenous Women Resist” will be the subject of a speech and video presentation with Victoria Cumes Jochola, of the Guatemalan women’s organization Tz’ununija.  She will discuss the work of indigenous Maya women who resist the impacts of the mining industry, which include contaminated rivers, leaky tailings ponds, and serious threats to public health.

Mining, Violence, and Resistance in Guatemala

Monday, April 4, 2011 - 6:30pm

“Mining and Violence in Guatemala:  Indigenous Women Resist” will be the subject of a speech and video presentation with Victoria Cumes Jochola, of the Guatemalan women’s organization Tz’ununija.  She will discuss the work of indigenous Maya women who resist the impacts of the mining industry, which include contaminated rivers, leaky tailings ponds, and serious threats to public health.

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