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Movements and Moments
Ayuujk Resistance

Irene Hernandez is a retired teacher. In 2007 she was elected to hold the municipal presidency for Ayutla, a small Mixe town located in the North Sierra of Oaxaca. Her election was done through the Indigenous normative system, also known as “Uses and Customs”. After her tenure as the first female President of Ayutla, Irene remains active in her community.

By Ana Karenina and Lizbeth Hernández


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