Indigenous Women Defending Land and Life (XL, 2019)
Melanie Cervantes based on concept by Iuri Lara
30" x 44"
10-layer print, 120#, Stonehenge fine art archival paper, Printed at Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer, Woodland, CA, 2019
Edition of 28
As individuals, as organizations, as communities or as a people, indigenous women continually prove their strength in the face of threat and adversity. Our responses show that we are not passive victims of oppression but fierce actors in the indigenous peoples’ struggles for survival. We have formed organizations and networks. They have initiated community-based projects to respond to basic needs of our people.We have been in the forefront of numerous actions of indigenous peoples to defend our land, our lives and our livelihood.