VIDEO: Short Documentary by TV Cherán 2018
“Celebrating Seven Years of Self Governance in Cherán, Michoacán”
Duration: 22 minutes
On Sunday May 27th, 2018 the indigenous Purépecha municipality of Cherán, Michoacán named its third council of elders (Consejo Mayor, Cosejo de Keris) to the communal government of their community.
Cherán has been practicing a traditional form of self government for 7 years. Earlier this year, on April 15th, 2018 the community celebrated the 7 year anniversary of the it’s uprising against what they all call today: The narco government.