Boston Area EVENTS: November
WED. Nov. 13
Plan Colombia & the Andean Initiative:
Anti-Terrorist or State Terrorism?
* Professor Jean Jackson,
MIT Anthropology Program
November 13, Wednesday, 5 pm
Professor Jackson has spent thirty years doing research
in Colombia. Her report last year to the Human Rights
Committee of the American Anthropological Association
is here: http://web.mit.edu/hemisphere/pubs/planc.shtml.
From: "SOA Watch" <email@example.com>
Important Information regarding the Massive Convergence at Fort Benning,
Georgia, November 15-17 to Shut Down the School of the Americas -
SPREAD THE WORD MOBILIZE YOUR COMMUNITY
Please forward this email and the Call to Action for the November vigil
action (http://www.soaw.org/new/article.php?id=496 ) to your family and
Download and print the outreach material that we have available for you on
- November Vigil and other Fliers:
- November Organizing Packet:
- The Fall 2002 Newsletter:
SAT. Nov. 16:
Videos by Mexican Indigenous Communities
*Chiapas Media Project*
Sat., November 16, 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Mama Gaia's Café, 401 Mass. Ave.
Central Square, Cambridge, MA
Intersection of Main St., Columbia St. & Mass. Ave.
Central Squ. T stop, red line
* Free admission *
* Food and beverages can be purchased at the Café *
Videos to be screened include:
* Zapatas Garden
* Song of the Earth: Traditional Music from the Chiapas Highlands
* Walking Towards the Dawn: Memory, Resistance and Hope of
Communities Displaced by War in Chiapas
* Reclaiming Justice: Guerreros Indigenous Community Police
(descriptions of videos below)
Chiapas Media Project director Alexandra Halkin will be present to discuss
the roles of indigenous-produced media in the context of the current
political situations in southern Mexico.
Event sponsored by:
* Tonantzín: Boston Committee to Support the Native Peoples of Mexico,
* Mama Gaia's Cafe, 617-441-3999, www.mamagaiascafe.com
* Chiapas Media Project, www.chiapasmediaproject.org
The Chiapas Media Project is a bi-national collaboration
that provides video and computer equipment and training to
indigenous and campesino communities in Southern Mexico.
TUES. Nov. 19:
Boston Global Action Network Monthly Forum:
Plan Colombia and the FTAA.
Speakers include Newell Hendrickson,
who traveled to Colombia this year on a WPF Delegation,
and Anna Hendrickson, who took part in the Protests against the FTAA
in Quito, Ecuador, ealier this month.
November 19, 6:30 - 8:30 pm,
Central Square Branch, Cambridge Public Library.
45 Pearl Street, Cambridge.