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L.A.S.C. Peace Coffeehouse: Mexico – an indigenous woman president?
October 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Women & Indigenous : Politics of Latin American
María de Jesús Patricio Martínez has been nominated for Mexico’s presidential election next year, by Mexico’s National Indigenous Congress – a broad coalition of native ethnic groups – and the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN). Patricio is indigenous Nahua from Tuxpan, a 53-year-old mother of three, renowned for preserving traditional indigenous medicine.
With perspectives on women and politics in Latin America by local speakers
Gwynn Thomas: South American women presidents
Tom Potts and Bill Jungles: Mexican perspectives
L.A.S.C. (the Latin American Solidarity Committee) is task-force of the WNY Peace Center.