Democracia indigena

The indigenous rights movement in Mexico is illustrated by following the 1998 municipal elections in Huehuetla, Puebla. Huehuetla is the only municipality where Indians have taken power away from non-Indians and have governed themselves for nearly ten years. The film examines the dynamics of power,...

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Main Author: Avila García, Gerardo
Corporate Authors: Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), Ethnoscope (Firm)
Other Authors: Lane, Bruce
Format: eBook
Language:Spanish
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 2005, c2005, 2000
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The indigenous rights movement in Mexico is illustrated by following the 1998 municipal elections in Huehuetla, Puebla. Huehuetla is the only municipality where Indians have taken power away from non-Indians and have governed themselves for nearly ten years. The film examines the dynamics of power, ethnicity, and religion at play as Totonac Indians seek to maintain their autonomy
Item Description:DVD release of a documentary originally produced in 1999 and released in 2000
Physical Description:1 streaming video (39 min.)