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Galeano - Artist Rendition

Galeano ¡Presente! Painting in his memory – celebrating his passion!

The murdered Zapatista teacher Galeano has become an respected and honored, almost iconic, figure in the songs and stories of the Mayan peoples of Chiapas, Mexico. This spring, his memory will be reborn
in the vivid colors and powerful images of Mexican muralism. Join us in Chiapas, or below and on the left in your heart of hearts, to make this amazing project possible!

The Mayan Zapatistas of Chiapas, Mexico have pledged their support to the murdered and disappeared student-teachers of Ayotzinapa.

Zapatistas open their hearts to Ayotzinapa

“It is terrible and marvelous that the poor and humble families and students who aspire to be school teachers have become the best teachers this country has seen in recent years.” In thousands of tiny, rural Zapatista communities throughout Chiapas, Mexico; emotions run deep in support of the now famous 43 – murdered and disappeared student-teachers from Ayotzinapa. The powerful speech reprinted below was delivered in the name of the Zapatista leadership by Subcommander Insurgent Moises in Caracol II, Oventic on Nov. 15, 2014 during a visit by the families of the 43.

Presentación: ¿Quiénes son los Zapatistas?

Historial del movimiento Zapatista Esta presentación está diseñada para acompañar al vídeo de Escuelas para Chiapas ‘¿Quiénes son los Zapatistas?’, para dar educadores y alumnos información básica adicional sobre el movimiento. Viene en los formatos de Keynote y PowerPoint. Materiales: Vídeo: http://www.schoolsforchiapas.org/multimedia/video-quienes-son-los-zapatistas-espanol/ Guías de estudio: http://www.schoolsforchiapas.org/lesson-plans/quienes-zapatistas/ Mapas: http://www.schoolsforchiapas.org/teach-chiapas/putting-chiapas-map/

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: http://www.schoolsforchiapas.org/library/video-who-are-the-zapatistas/ […]