Mexico in London

Day of the Dead at Hackney City Farm

Mexican Day of the Dead at Hackney City Farm

30 October & 1 November, Hackney City Farm 1a Goldsmiths Row, London E2 8QA

Peace Brigades International Conference: A dangerous business

31 October, Senate House, University of London, 8.30am-5.30pm

A Dangerous Business:  The human cost of advocating against environmental degradation and land rights violations


Day of the Dead at the Wellcome Collection


Day of the Dead at the Wellcome Collection - Saturday, 5 November 2011, 12.00 - 17.00

Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE


Open letter in solidarity with the Prisoners in hunger strike and their relatives from the UK, New Zealand and California


14th October 2011

Open letter in solidarity the prisoners in hunger strike from New Zealand, the UK and California


Native Spirit Festival London 2011


The 5th annual Native Spirit Festival starts this Wednesday 12th October (full moon!). spiritual engergy

Venue: Rudolf Steiner House 35 Park Road, NW1 6XT Baker Street Tube

From 7pm: Xiquipiltzin performs a cleansing ‘Sahumar’ ritual to commence the festival.

The 5th annual Native Spirit Film Festival runs from 12 to 21 October and showcases films, talks and performances promoting the cultures of Indigenous peoples. We invite you to experience and share with some of the world’s oldest surviving cultures, stories of resilience, of defending the land, of nurturing identity and language and of being human. This season of films explores Indigenous culture from around the globe and is a platform for dialogue between the Indigenous world and urban societies. Festival flier.

Native Spirit Children's Day

16 October 12 to 2pm

for children ages 5 to 11, accompanied by an adult

A family friendly Saturday workshop, part of London's 2011 Native Spirit Festival.

Children have been included in this year’s Native Spirit Festival programme of events as they are the young shoots and hope for tomorrow’s flowers. Festival organisers invite you to bring your children to this wonderful fun event.

A chance to explore another culture where children will have fun learning about aspects of Aztec culture through art, dance and music. This workshop will be led by Eduardo, who will be sharing living cultural traditions from his homeland, Mexico.

Eduardo is founder of the Kalpultin Atl-Tlachinolli in New York City (2007), an indigenous and cultural institution and center for learning. Co-founder and member of many circles and groups of the Mexica (Aztec dance) in Mexico, USA, and now in UK.

Prior booking for this workshop is recommended, to reserve your place email: with ‘Children’s Day’ in the title.

Please give the name/s of the people who wish to attend. Any enquiries please call
07806 500 392

£8 is the offering requested per child, and this will be received on the day. Discounts
available for families bringing multiple children. Following this workshop there will be an afternoon of beautiful film screenings reflecting Voices of Youth. Flier below.

COLLECTION OF SIGNATURES: Worldwide Declaration in Support of the Zapatista Support Bases of San Marcos Avilés, Chiapas, Mexico.

The Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center and Movement for Justice in El Barrio, The Other Campaign New York, have written the following declaration with the goal of collecting signatures of support.

We ask that you please send us your signatures of support, including the name of your organization or collective and country, no later than Monday, October 17, 2011, to this address:


MEXICO AND THE INTER-AMERICAN RIGHTS SYSTEM - In comparative perspective with the European Court of Human Rights

Tuesday 7 June, 16:00 - 19:30
Venue: The Court Room (London, Senate House, First Floor)


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