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Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj: Trade, Improvement and Survival: An Indigenous Approach to the Current Immigration “Crisis”
In this talk, Dr. Velásquez Nimatuj will examine the theme of migration from an indigenous perspective, within a larger context of racial oppression.

Sep 24, 2020 04:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj
Irma is a Maya-K’iche’ journalist and activist. She is an international spokeswoman for Indigenous communities in Central America and was the first Maya-K’iche’ woman to earn a doctorate in social anthropology in Guatemala. She was instrumental in making racial discrimination illegal in Guatemala and is featured in the film "500 Years".