A council of Mexican indigenous groups backed by the Zapatista rebels on Sunday selected a Nahua woman as the country’s first indigenous female presidential candidate. The Indigenous Governance Council picked Maria de Jesus Patricio to run in the.
Retratos y colores que nos contagian la pasión por vivir
'Mexico needs healing’: the first indigenous woman to run for president. María de Jesús Patricio Martínez has been providing herbal remedies for decades – and she’s poised to apply her skills in the political arena
Entrevistas a María de Jesús Patricio Martínez, vocera del Concejo Indígena de Gobierno
In Mexico, new data shows violence rose sharply in 2017, making last year the deadliest year since record-keeping began more than two decades ago. The escalating violence comes in the lead-up to Mexico’s presidential election in July. Meanwhile, Mexico’s National Indigenous Congress says armed men attacked the caravan of presidential candidate María de Jesús Patricio Martínez, better known as Marichuy, on Sunday night in the state of Michoacán. The gunmen reportedly attacked the final…
Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez shows a document after she registered to stand as an independent candidate, Mexico City, Mexico, October 7, 2017. | Foto: Reuters
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The Feminist Indigenous Candidate Running for President of Mexico
..because we [experience] the greatest oppressions.. we women are also capable of feeling the deepest rage. And we must.. transform that rage in an organized way, to go on the offensive to dismantle power from above, building w determination & without fear, the power from below" María de Jesús Patricio Martínez Marichuy is seeking more than 800,000 signatures so she can make a real run at Mexico's presidency.