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Honduras: The Fight for Reparations
June 25, 2017 - July 5, 2017
Total Cost: $1000 plus airfare——————Total Due: May 20, 2017
Deposit: $150————–Deposit and Application due: May 8, 2017
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Descendants of the African Diaspora as well as Indigenous peoples across the Caribbean and the continental Americas have historically fought to repair the colonial and imperial wrongs perpetrated against their nations for centuries. In Honduras, the Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous people, have won two unprecedented cases at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in defense of their ancestral rights to land, inherent rights to cultural preservation and their livelihood. These landmark cases have resulted in clear demands for the Honduran state to guarantee the return of all the Garinagu ancestral territories and financial restitution.
As Black and Indigenous movements in the U.S. give rise to a new era of organizing, it is a critical time to reflect on shared resistance histories and exchange strategies.
The delegation will:
- Meet with representatives of Honduran Garifuna and Indigenous organizations such as the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH)
- Learn about the inspiring organizing and power that Honduran Garifuna and other indigenous movements have generated through their struggles, amidst oppression by state and economic forces
- Develop a better understanding, from first-hand experience on the ground, of how our communities and organizations stateside can be in solidarity with Honduran grassroots movements and build out own campaigns for reparations
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For more information about this delegation, please contact:
Delegation Coordinator: Jeannette Charles