Saturday, March 27, 2010


Here's another event that's coming up here in Winnipeg at both the Mondragon (91 Albert St.) and other venues.

"Handwoven Resistance" Indigenous Women's Fair Trade Weaving Cooperative
Start Time
: Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 10:30am
End Time: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 7:30pm
Location: ¡¡WINNIPEG!!! MAWA & UofM & Mondragón Cafe - 91 Albert St.

"Handwoven Resistance" Indigenous Women's Fair Trade Weaving Cooperative Jolom Maya'etik and K'inal Antzetik talk of their work for indigenous peoples' and women's rights in Chiapas, MX

Vancouver/Vancouver Island/ and WINNIPEG Speaking Tour

Confronting the detrimental impacts of globalization, the work of Jolom Mayaetik and K’inal Antzetik fosters women’s economic autonomy while strengthening the capacity of indigenous peoples to maintain a stronghold on their land, language, culture and traditional livelihoods.

Celia is the current president of Jolom Maya'etik, an independent, democratically run cooperative of over 300 indigenous women and Marla of K'inal Antzetik has a long history of working with social justice and women's movements throughout Chiapas. They will be speaking about indigenous peoples’ and women’s rights in the context of globalization in Mexico.

*the following schedule is still tentative so please check back for updates*


-Sunday April 4th,10:30am. Easter Sunday Service-Harrow United Church

- Monday April 5th 7pm - talk & weaving demonstration at MAWA Mentoring Artists for Women's Art

- Tuesday April 6th 12noon-2pm - UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
(University Centre, 2nd floor -St. Anne's Room -224, )

- Tuesday April 6th 7.30pm - Mondragón Cafe (91 Albert St)

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