Recently, the distinguished Guatemalan, Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Peace Prize, spoke to indigenous organizers in Fresno, California, and their allies. Menchú spoke about recent triumphs and celebrated the beauty of indigenous languages, among other messages. Juana Gómez, host of La Hora Mixteca on Radio Bilingüe, interviewed the well-known defender of the rights of Native peoples.
Rigoberta Menchú, a world-renowned advocate for Indian rights, visits one of California’s leading indigenous organizations and addresses the plight of migrants, reviews the achievements of indigenous peoples during the past two decades, and celebrates indigenous languages. California is home to hundreds of thousands of indigenous migrants from Mexico and Central America. They represent about one [...]
Ilse Gallardo from Fresno’s Centro La Familia en Fresno speaks about healthcare coverage.
Sandra Celedon-Castro from Fresno’s Clinica Sierra Vista speaks about Obamacare and community clinics.
Indigenous youth from the Mexican state of Oaxaca document the civic and cultural engagement of indigenous youth in Madera, CA.
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Fausto Sanchez, community worker for California Rural Legal Assistance speaks about a law that protects outdoor workers during hot summer months.