Francisco Serrato Indigenous Community

Zitácuaro, Michoacan, Mexico

December 2004

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Sabino reviews each group's answers which were translated from Spanish into Mazahua


group three's answers




meanwhile, leaders discuss illegal logging occurring in the ejido's forest

multiple phone calls are made to multiple authorities




Ana María Múñiz, co-founder of Alternare, helps hand out tools to a new group just starting training


afterwards, everyone lines up for treats (in normal attire, not special for the occasion)


tres niños make a run for the border



er... a run for the corner...




one person wants to rejoin a group he left mid-way through training,
the group he left collectively meets on the spot to decide whether or not to allow him back in


elderly woman sans zapatos







Cerro Pelon


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Alternare - Results and Training Center - press - press - interview

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