Over the last twenty-three years, your support has allowed “Schools for Chiapas” to provide resources and training for Zapatista educational promoters, students, and community members who work at Mayan autonomous education centers and autonomous Mayan schools in the Mexican southeast.
The colors of the May rains. How many greens can there be? The green of the grass reflected in the hanging dewdrops, the shadowy greens of the river cypresses, the purple green, the silent green of the pines, the dignity in the stillness of the fog that surrounds the scene; a mountain slope of conifers […]
March 8, 2019 ~ International Women’s Day Today, indigenous Zapatista women throughout the highlands of Chiapas are selecting the fattest grains of corn from last year’s harvest for this year’s planting. Their strong hands skillfully shuck the seed from the mazorca.“These seeds, you see here, look. These go in the big basket,” she says, indicating […]
Español abajo Problem: Many springs and wells that provide water to rural indigenous communities throughout Chiapas, Mexico are drying up; this situation is creating an immediate crisis. The long-term prognosis for water systems in rural Chiapas looks worse. Research position and objectives: Schools for Chiapas seeks an experienced researcher to carry out a detailed literature […]