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