Indigenous School Uniforms

School children in Dzitnup, Yucatan can now wear their traditional Maya dress rather than European style plaid uniforms thanks to María Candelaria, the director of Ignacio Allende Primary School. Indigenous School Style Who likes wearing a school uniform? These indigenous … Continue Reading »

“La tragedia de las hermanas Mirabal”

On the anniversary of the death of three of the Mirabal sisters, the world honors the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Learn more about the three women who stood up to Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo here and below.

 

Meet Kunumi, a Guaraní Indigenous Rapper

A+J has published a video focusing on an indigenous rapper who uses his platform to advocate for the rights of Indigenous peoples and their land rights, and Afro-Brazilians. Watch the clip below:

Meet Kunumi, the Guarani Indigenous Rapper From Brazil

In Brazil, this indigenous group is fighting for the environment and land rights. And one rapper is putting their struggle into rhymes.

Posted by AJ+ on Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Everyday Projects

According to its mission statement: “The Everyday Projects uses photography to challenge stereotypes that distort our understanding of the world. We are creating new generations of storytellers and audiences that recognize the need for multiple perspectives in portraying the cultures that define us.”… Continue Reading »

Cholitas

The theme of the Spring 2017 issue of ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America, is Beauty. The entire issue is a great read, but I was most taken with the photo essay by Delphine Blast, “Cholitas: Revenge of a Generation.” … Continue Reading »