Itzel and the Water Guardians (Itzel y Los Guardianes del Agua) VIDEO

The following 12-part kids series is an earth-conscious show (in Spanish and indigenous Mexican languages) that documents the journey of a young girl from the city and her abuela as they search for clean water.  They visit and speak to nature, receiving teachings as they search for the “guardians of the water.” This show features many indigenous communities and their water creation stories in their respective languages.

The return of the [email protected]

It has been said (before more than one sacred fire) that there will be a time when the [email protected] return and share the old ways with the people.  Some say that time is now.

Check out the following videos and decide for yourself:

La comunidad Tzeltal y la Comida posted on FB by Todo sobre Mexico:


Son: Venado recién nacido posted on FB by Yoreme Yaqui – chapayecas:


“Freedom according to the Zapatistas” first-grade textbook series now available in English

Two Zapatista textbooks from the escuelita (little school) have been translated to English and are available online.  

Via  http://escuelitabooks.blogspot.co.uk/

In 2013 the Zapatista Escuelita (Zapatista little school), brought 1630 first grade students from different parts of the world to learn “freedom according to the Zapatistas.”

Autonomous Government I and Autonomous Government II are now available for download, and the remaining books will be published at one-month intervals (if not sooner).

The Books:

(Note: the PDF download is of higher quality than the online preview)”

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– of the people
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