initiated by the Commission for Peace and Reconciliation (Cocopa). .. 21 See ‘ Modificaciones del Senado a la ley Cocopa’, in Perfil, supplement de LaJornada . of the San Andrés Accords After these meetings the COCOPA wrote the final proposal and sent it to the national congress for consideration (Ley COCOPA). “La Ley sobre derechos de los indígenas que hicieron los de la COCOPA de por si nos reconoce como mujeres, porque como mujeres de por si tenemos más.
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You are commenting using your Twitter account. Reactions by state and federal governments to the Zapatista mobilization of 21 December 27 December References in periodicals archive? In sum, the agreement recognized the indigenous peoples of Mexico as public participants with the capacity of organizing themselves autonomously. By early January, Fox had withdrawn troops from three of the seven points demanded by the Zapatistas, released 17 out of more than prisoners sought by the Zapatistas and submitted the Cocopa bill to Congress.
Bartlett says that one of the major changes is that each state Local Congress, Governor and Indigenous Groups will decide what are the traditions and cultures of each Indigenous group. El Congreso debate la propuesta de ley de la Cocopa que consagra los usos y costumbres de los pueblos indios. The job of the Executive Branch, Xochitl Galvez and Luis Alvarez, Commissioner for Peace in Chiapas, both representatives of President Vicente Fox need to lobby and serve as mediators between all of the groups that are a part of this historic change.
Though some of the aspects originally agreed to were missing in this new version, the EZLN accepted the proposed document. Galvez said that if the President had asked her to say that the Bill did meet the needs of the Indian Pueblos and Communities she would have resigned, but the President agreed to support her.
La Jornada: La historia y el tiempo dan la razón al EZLN
The EZLN needs ,ey understand that the Constitutional Amendments will affect every single person in Mexico and that there are some parts of their proposals that will not be accepted, but at the same time the Legislative Branch needs to take into consideration that the minority, which in this case are the Indian Pueblos and Communities need to be protected and recognized by the Constitution.
We Make the Road by Walking: Cocopah Hoka Hokan people Yuman.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here What is interesting is that the entire Senate voted in favor of the Bill and it was there were the greatest opposition to ccopa the Mexican Constitution took place. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
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The attitude of both groups is frustrating, the stubbornness of those Senators and Congressmen that approved the Bill and the childish attitude of those that did not agree with it. Acting like a kinder garden kids who did not get there way, only gave the EZLN an excuse to break all contacts with the Mexican Federal Government. Yuman – a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona cocopaa California and Mexico.
You can follow any ldy to this entry through the RSS 2. In a country there needs to be consensus, we must come up with agreements that in a very general way give us what we are asking for – a win-win situation.
If the Mexico has waited six years for this we can wait a couple of months, but in return we want a quality document. This entry was posted on Saturday, March 1st, at You are commenting using your WordPress.
México: El EZLN responde
Fox’s attempt to settle Zapatista conflict draws accusations of appeasement. Those that voted against the Bill said that it was “too light”, that it did not really attack the issues of lley, autonomy, traditions. No hubo, pues, ninguna reactivacion de la Cocopa por la sencilla razon de que el EZLN no tiene la menor intencion de regresar a la mesa de negociaciones. Desde tiempos de la llamada Cocopa historica, Jimmy –afectuosamente le Ilamabamos asi en ese grupo– habia establecido firmes lazos de amistad con el lider zapatista.
In a nutshell, the Cocopa proposal provides limited recognition to the traditional forms of government found in many indigenous communities, grants decision-making power over resource use on indigenous lands, transfers the administration of local development, welfare and cultural programs to indigenous peoples and provides access for independent indigenous radio and media projects. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The PRD and those that voted against the Bill should start looking for other alternatives and lobby with the State Legislatures that have to approve the Bill and have them make changes.
Cocopa – definition of Cocopa by The Free Dictionary https: Rutilio Escandon, who has been pushing to bring COCOPA back to the forefront, said the decision to reactivate the commission followed reports cocooa violent clashes between residents of the municipality of Zinacatan and their neighbors in the autonomous community of Jecho. In this way was it denied to the indigenous to participate autonomously and collectively in the decision-making structures of the political and juridical institutions of the Mexican State, thus limiting their ability to organize autonomously in accordance with their own uses and customs.
Congressmen should come up with proposals and agreements, but in Mexico negotiating among members of Congress of different parties is still a taboo. Email oey Address never made public.