Oaxaca’s Cultural Sovereignty: A Collective Effort

Entrance to Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca, Mexico. The sign reads: "Bienvenidos a STGO. Matatlán, OAX. "CAPITAL MUNDIAL DEL MEZCAL"

Oaxaca’s Cultural Sovereignty is possible! Here, I reflect on my personal lived experiences as a Oaxaqueña and critique the commodification and commercialization of Oaxacan cultures. I critique and give feedback from a place of love and care. Love and care are personally and collectively important to me.  I was 16 when I got my first […]