Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj. (Photo by Mello van Essen.)
Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj
Trade, Improvement and Survival: An Indigenous Approach to the Current Immigration “Crisis”
Part of the Fall 2020 Bay Area Latin America Forum · Flyer for this event
In this talk, Dr. Velásquez Nimatuj will examine the theme of migration from an indigenous perspective, within a larger context of racial oppression.
Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj is a Maya-K’iche’ journalist and activist. She is an international spokeswoman for Indigenous communities in Central America and was the first Maya-K’iche’ woman to earn a doctorate in social anthropology in Guatemala. She was instrumental in making racial discrimination illegal in Guatemala and is featured in the film 500 Years.
Zoom event: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. You will receive a confirmation email with the link and password to the event. This event will be recorded. If needed, Spanish interpretation is available by request. Interpretación al español disponible a pedido.
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Thursday, September 24, 4:00 pm Pacific Time
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