Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

March 18, 2009

Border Radio with Jose Matus, Yaqui

Jose Matus: Border crossing and Yaqui villages
Censored News Blog Radio

Jose Matus, Yaqui ceremonial leader, director of Indigenous Alliance without Borders, discusses increased difficulties for Indigenous Peoples crossing the border. For 30 years, Matus has escorted Yaqui ceremonial leaders and participants across the border for temporary stays for ceremonies. Meanwhile, in Redford, Texas, the abuses by the US Border Patrol have intensified, with harassment and detainment of border residents. Matus describes Yaqui villages. Interview with Brenda Norrell at Censored News.

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