condemnation / Declaration of Taking Act / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / eminent domain / film / lipan apache women / Lower Rio Grande / margo tamez / resistance / The Border Wall / Wayne Ewing

THE BORDER WALL, A film by Wayne Ewing Premiering in Brownsville, Texas

Border Fence Documentary to be Shown This Week At Two Locations in the Lower Rio Grande Valley Details Date?: Thursday 12/4/8 Where?: Galleria 409 ( 409 E. 13th St. ) in Brownsville Time?: 6 pm Date?:Friday 12/5/8 Where?: South Texas College mid- Valley campus in Weslaco, (Auditorium, Bldg G190) Tiime?: 6pm Continue reading

collective land rights / condemnation / Declaration of Taking Act / El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / eminent domain / indigenous women's law / land grant law / law suit / Lipan Apache / Peter Schey

Eloisa Garcia Tamez & Peter Schey, Federal Court, February 7 2008, Brownsville, Texas

Indigenous women’s sensibility of collective versus ‘individual’ is an ongoing educational campaign in the struggle of Lipan Apache women of El Calaboz, Lower Rio Grande, MX-US border region. Dr. Eloisa Garcia Tamez firmly positions indigneous women’s concepts of land, community, collectivity, ancestral relations to land as first people, and the obstacles that the United States … Continue reading