November 10, 2010
History Department Professors Tom Taylor (left), Director of the Global Awareness Program , and
Marc McLeod , Director of International Studies , welcome to campus Verónica
Fernández de Castroand Paco Meneses, who work
for the Center for Indigenous Rights and the Jesuit Mission of Bachajón in Chiapas, Mexico.
Their struggle for recognition, equality, and autonomy in Chiapas has
become an international symbol for the struggle for indigenous rights. A discussion about how locally-led social change
development programs emerge from Tseltal communities and how these communities
are responding to the complex social, political and economic reality in Mexico is set for Wednesday, November 17, at 12 noon in Pigott 101.
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