Mexico: Indigenous group begins march to Hermosillo making demands for changes

Posted on June 10, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America Indigenous Issues, Mexico

Under the slogan “For the Dignity of Ethnic Sonoran” began in the town of Huatabampo a march of over a thousand indigenous Sonoran culminating in this capital, which require solutions to the social backwardness of the different tribes.
Specifically, the demands are focused on the areas of housing, scholarships, and production projects, said a spokesman of the movement, Rosario Zuniga Osuna.
The demonstration began in the public square of Huatabampo after the sound of drum used in traditional festivals.
Under a sweltering heat of over 40 degrees, were confident of achieving the results intended.
“We must prevent further cutting grants us our children, nor fail to pay next year for a period of six months as it is electioneering, hence the agreements and support for ethnic groups must be on the table in a clear way to all, “he said. Read Article

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