“The political experiences of indigenous migrants who seek to influence, from the United States, political processes at varying levels from local to national presents a challenge for the emerging indigenous movement in Mexico. How can the demands of indigenous migrants who are scattered beyond their traditional territory be incorporated into the list of causes taken up by the national indigenous movement? How can key concepts of the indigenous movement, such as indigenous autonomy, territorial rights, recognition of indigenous communities’ internal normative systems, be reformulated in such a way that they adjust to the realities of communities with high migration rates, like the Mixtecos? Before an attempt to offer an approach to these problems, we must detail the current context of indigenous communities with high rates of migration, such as the Mixtecos from Oaxaca, Mexico…”

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