Chiapas: Indigenista Dreams Meet Sober Realities - The Slow Demise Of Federal Indian Policy In Chiapas, Mexico, 1951–1970
Stephen E. Lewis, 2012
In 1951, Mexico’s National Indigenist Institute (Instituto Nacional Indigenista—INI) opened its pilot coordinating center in highland Chiapas. For several years, Mexico’s top indigenistas directed the center and tested several innovative projects aimed at promoting economic development, modernization, and cultural assimilation among the...
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