53 imagesAfter 20 years from their revolution, the "Zapatist" society has grown a lot. At the moment their organization has inspired several movements around the globe. They use to organize themselves in 5 places called "Caracol", as they live in 5 different areas of Chiapas, where there are different climates, territories and societies. Each Caracol host the "junta de buen gobierno" (good government council). Every "zapatista" has to be part of the government for two weeks in his/her life. During this time they have to leave the family and stay in the Caracol, sometimes this places are even 10 hours of travel from their villages.
56 imagesENG The Mexican National Indigenous Congress, in 2016/2017 after several meetings, launches the proposal of an indigenous candidate for the elections of 2018. They gather several times, hosted by the Zapatistas in Chiapas, to discuss the issue. Representatives of all the indigenous peoples of Mexico came to Chiapas to support the proposal. During the gatherings they invited the civil society from all over the world to speak and learn about science (the ConCiencias meeting) and art (the CompArte meeting) ITA Il Congresso Nazionale Indigeno, nel 2016/2017 arriva a una svolta, lancia la proposta di una candidata indigena per elezioni 2018. Si sono riuniti varie volte, ospitati dagli zapatisti in Chiapas, per discutere la questione. Rappresentanti di tutti i popoli indigeni del Messico sono accorsi in Chiapas per appoggiare la proposta.
20 imagesCelebration of the 20th anniversary of the EZLN revolution. 1994-2014 This is actually a double celebration cause before they rised up they have spent 10 years in the jungle to prepare themselves and create the zapatist imaginary. We can say this is a 30th anniversary.