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¿Quiénes son los Zapatistas?

Una introducción al movimiento Zapatista Esta lección se basa en el vídeo de Escuelas para Chiapas “¿Quiénes son los Zapatistas?” y tiene como objetivo examinar y familiarizar los alumnos con el movimiento Zapatista, su historia y orígenes,dónde viven, cómo viven, y cuales son sus esperanzas y aspiraciónes. Materiales: Video Mapas

Who Are The Zapatistas?

An Introduction to the Zapatista Movement This lesson is based on the Schools for Chiapas video “Who Are The Zapatistas?” and aims to examine and familiarize learners with a background to the Zapatista movement, their history and origins, where they live, how they live, and what their hopes and aspirations are. Relevant Materials: Video: library/video-who-are-the-zapatistas/ […]

The Neo-Zapatistas, 20 Years On

What has been the achievement of the EZLN? Esteemed intellectual Immanuel Wallerstein outlines the reasons why the Zapatistas have been so significant since their appearance in 1994 and continue to play an important role today.

15M, Occupy, and Zapatismo

This is the third in a series of three lessons Occupied on Mayan Time. By the end of the series, learners will be able to connect the global Occupy Movements of today back to Zapatismo, and further back to the Mayan society that underlies each of them. Links will be made between these social movements and cultures […]

Zapatistas at Twenty

On January 1st, 2014, thousands of Zapatistas celebrated the 20th anniversary of the 1994 uprising of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN). At the New Year festivities in the five Caracoles, or regional centers of Zapatista autonomous government, veterans and adolescents not yet born at the time of the insurrection danced, flirted, shot off […]