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Indigenous Autonomous Municipalities

An in-depth look at the structures of the Zapatista Autonomous Municipalities in 1998 as they faced intense repression from the government. Mariana Mora interviews indigenous Zapatistas in the Morelia region and learns about the everyday workings of the newly initiated municipalities.

Video Interview with Marcos, 1997, with English Subtitles

Published on Apr 21, 2012 A video of an interview with Subcomandante Marcos, spokesperson for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), by Kerry Appel from January, 1997. What does the Zapatista rebellion, a struggle for the recognition of indigenous rights in Mexico, have to do with US political, economic and military policies? What does […]