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Created: March 13, 2001
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Indigenous Peoples and Justice in Mexico. Sub-commander Marcos.

Review and Teaching Essay by Jeanne Curran and Susan R. Takata
Copyright: Jeanne Curran and Susan R. Takata, March 2001. "Fair Use" encouraged.
Sources for the essay:

  • "At End of Trek, Marcos Declares Indians' 'Hour'": Mexico: Chiapas rebel leader addresses 100,000 in heart of capital. Talks with lawmakers are set for today. By Lee Romney and James F. Smith. LA Times, Monday, March 12, 2001. Page 1. To read the article online you will need to register, simple and free. Then link to the ARCHIVES, and do a search for mexico, choosing last 14 days for time period, and Part A (news) for section. Click begin search. If you are registered you may link on the article and it will come up on your screen. Articles are free for the first 14 days.

  • CLAIP: Latin American Council of Peace Research Notes on conference, in Spanish. The link is dumping us at the end of the file. Scroll up for the file. jeanne
  • Online: Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America
  • Hardcopy. Juan Gonzalez' Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America. Penguin Books. 2000. ISBN: 0-14 02.5539 7 (pbk.) $15 at Vroman's in Pasadena.

    This piece is just starting to go up. We'll want to compare Subcommander Marcos' claims for the Indians of Chiapas with those of say, Juan Gonzalez for Latinos in America.

    More soon. . .