Assembly Theme of Summer, 2018:  Bringing People and Conocimientos Together: Sharing, Learning and Creating Active Communities Across Borders.

August 2-5, 2018. Four Days of Building Community. Sierra Norte, Community of Cuajimoloyas, Ixtlán. Oaxaca, Mexico.

  • Western Knowledge, Indigenous Knowledge: Who said they were different?
  • The Construction of Identities and the Geopolitics of Power: Challenging Imposed and Fixed Identities.
  • Food and its role in the construction - and deconstruction - of communities: Conversations around Food and in Community.
  • Reading Nature: Understanding Land and its Medicine.
  • Youth Empowerment: Creating Spaces for the Voices of Youth to be Heard.
  • Land Rights, Human Rights, Whose Rights? Understanding the Colonial Legacy and its Impact on Land Ownership and Land Exploitation.
  • Resilience or Resistencia? Sharing Stories of Success in Community Development.
  • Art and Resistance: Creating Stories Everyone Can Read.
  • What is the Next Step? Collecting Experiences and Planning for the Future.

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