Book Citations

“Outside the Indigenous Lens: Zapatistas and Autonomous Video making”, Article written by CMP Founder Alexandra Halkin. Global Indigenous Media, Eds. Dr. Pamela Wilson and Michelle Stewart, Duke Press, 2008 Image


Basta!: land and the Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas By George Allen Collier, Elizabeth Lowery Quaratiello Published 2005. Food First Books. ISBN 0935028978

Biz-War and the Out-of-Power Elite: The Progressive-Left Attack on the Corporation by Jarol B. Manheim Lawrence Erlbaum; 1 edition (March 25, 2004) ISBN-10: 0805850686 ISBN-13: 978-0805850680

Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media. Edited by John D. H. Downing, John Derek Hall Downing; 1 edition (October 28, 2010) ISBN-10: 0761926887  ISBN-13: 978-0761926887

Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader by Jennifer C. Post Routledge; 1 edition (November 8, 2005) ISBN-10: 0415972035 ISBN-13: 978-0415972031

Indianizing Film: Decolonization, the Andes, and the Question of Technology By Freya Schiwy.Rutgers University Press, Apr 22, 2009. ISBN 081354713X, 9780813547138

Indigenous Media in Mexico: Culture, Community, and the State. By Erica Cusi Wortham. Duke University Press, Sep 13, 2013. ISBN 0822378272, 9780822378273

Las Abejas: Pacifist Resistance and Syncretic Identities in a Globalizing Chiapas (Outstanding Dissertations on Religion in History, Society, and Culture, 1) by Marco Tavanti Routledge; 1 edition (December 20, 2002) ISBN-10: 0415942152 ISBN-13: 978-0415942157

Latin America, Media, and Revolution: Communication in Modern Mesoamerica. By Juanita Darling. Palgrave Macmillan, Apr 29, 2008. ISBN 0230612008, 9780230612006

New Critical Theory: Essays on Liberation By William S. Wilkerson, Jeffrey Paris Published 2001 Rowman & Littlefield ISBN 0742512789

New Media Nation: Indigenous Peoples and Global Communication (Anthropology of Media) by Valerie Alia. Publication Date: February 1, 2012 ISBN-10: 0857456067  ISBN-13: 978-0857456069

Unexpected Harvest: A Faith Journey in Four Seasons by Margery Leach, Trafford Publishing; 170 edition (July 6, 2006) ISBN-10: 1553690915 ISBN-13: 978-1553690917

Video for Change: A Guide for Advocacy and Activism by Sam Gregory, Gillian Caldwell, Ronit Avni, and Thomas Harding, Pluto Press (September 26, 2005) ISBN-10: 0745324126 ISBN-13: 978-0745324128

Women of Chiapas: Making History in Times of Struggle and Hope by Christine Eber (Editor), Christine Kovic (Editor) Routledge; 1 edition (August 22, 2003) ISBN-10: 0415945577 ISBN-13: 978-0415945578

Academic Articles  

Neustadt, Robert, University of California Santa Barbara, Music and Politics Journal VOL. II 2007 “Reading Indigenous and Mestizo Musical Instruments: The Negotiation of Political and Cultural Identities in Latin America”. Click here to read.

Salzman, George, University of Massachusetts at Boston, April 2001 “The Chiapas Media Project and Crisanto”. Click here to read.

Schafer, Leah R. "Review of Pueblos Unidos: Swine Flu Ground Zero in Mexico", Transnational Cinemas Vol.1 No.1: 2010 (105-106)

Smith, Laurel C., University of Texas Press, Journal of Latin American Geography - Volume 5, Number 1, 2006, pp. 113-128, “Mobilizing Indigenous Video: the Mexican Case” N/A


Halkin, Alexandra, Revista Chilena de Antropologia Visual – numero 7- Santiago, junio 2006 – p.71-92 – ISSN 0718-876X Rev.chil.antropol.vis., “Fuera de la optica Indigena: Zapatistas y Videastas Autonomos” Click here to read


Salzman, George, University of Massachusetts at Boston, Abril 2007 “El Proyecto de Medios de Comunicacion en Chiapas y Crisanto”

Popular Articles |español|


April, La Isla (bilingual) p.44-47, “The Chiapas Media Project presented in Savannah, GA” by Carmen Alarcorn


May/June,, “AlterNATIVE Media: Indigenous Video Activists Set the Scene to Be Heard” by Cristina Veran link


October 19, 2nd Section B, Northern Currents p.1-2, “Free trade unsettles Mexican homeland” by Gregg Westigard

October 24, Indian Country Today, “Indigenous People Come Together” by David Melme {link}

November, VOL. 11 NO. 10, Vision-St.Croix Chippewa’s Newspaper, “Linking People with people” by Aimee Juan


November, VOL. XIX NO. 23, News From Indian Country p.25, “Zapatistas, Chiapas Media Project, and Paco Vazquez” by Susan Gooding

November, VOL. XIX NO. 23, News From Indian Country p.25, “ Paco, Chiapas Media Project welcomed at Pine Ridge” by Debra White Plume

March/April, Clamor Magazine, Culture p.45-46, “Through Their Own Eyes: The Chiapas Media Project” by Max Sussman


April 15, Indian Country Today, “Chiapas and Guerrero through an uncensored” by Brenda Norrell


September, Australia Illawarra Mercury, “Crossing the Digital Divide” by Chantal Rumble Image

July 1st,, “Videos of Resistance” by Kristinha M. Andin Image

Spring, volume 3, University of Oklahoma, Film and Video Studies Newsletter, p.11, “ The Chiapas Media Project: videos bring powerful stories of indigenous peoples in Mexico to campus” by Clemencia Rodriguez


Summer, National Museum of the American Indian Magazine, p. 30 “Video Fuels Cultural Revolution” by Alexandra Halkin

October, 238, World Association of Christian Communication, Media Action, “Chiapas Media Project” by Alexandra Halkin {link}

Arizona International Film Festival

April, Real Screen Magazine, The View From Here p.89-91, “Behind the Camera with the Chiapas Media Project” by Susan Rayman Image


January 19th,, Culture:Lifestyle, “ Sundances with Films” by Jason Silverman Image


Taos Talking Pictures Film Festival and Media Forum, “Clandestine Courage: The Chiapas Media Project” by Beverly Singer



Abril, La Isla (bilingue) p.44-47, “Chiapas a traves del lente de los Chiapanecos” por Carmen Alarcorn


Octubre, Contratiempo p.8-9, “La mirada indigena: Chiapas en video” por Julio Rangel

Octubre 11, La Jornada Michoacan, Cultura, “Medios indigenas e indigenistas” por Carlos F. Marquez Image


Octubre 26, La Jornada Mexico D.F., Espectaculos, “Comenzo el primer Festival Internacional de Cine y Derechos Humanos, en Espana” por Rafael Monroy Image


Octubre 13, La Jornada Mexico D.F., Politica p. 14, “Consolidan red de videoastas indigenas” por Blanche Petrich Image

Octubre 13, Publico p. 24, Nacional, “Educar desde la ‘resistencia’” por Marino Gonzalez/AlbertoRodriguez

Octubre 26, La Jornada, Politica p.15, “ Insta ecologista preso a seguir lucha contra la tala illegal” por Alma E. Munoz Image


October 5, 2007 WBEZ 91.5 fm, Chicago Public Radio, Worldview interview with Francisco Vazquez 30:00 min


November 9, 2006 WMBR 88.1 fm, Boston Public Radio, Spherio interview with Aasia Mohammad


March 25, 2002 Web Radio, GenderTalk Interview with Alexandra Halkin 67:15 min