“Who are the Zapatistas?” is a short, upbeat video for students and educators that offers a clear and basic introduction to the contemporary Zapatista movement in Chiapas, Mexico. “Who are the Zapatistas” is available online for free classroom use.
Blogging for Chiapas gives voice to participants and supporters of Schools for Chiapas working to describe for you the smells and sights and sounds and feels of Zapatista education. Here we share the sounds of Zapatista schools where education promoters reject the name of “teacher” and students teach as they grow strong. We will continue sing unexpected songs from schooling on rocky, hand cultivated corn fields and we will try to capture the feel of scientific studies carried out in tiny rural health clinics.