Chiapas: Announcement of candidates for the 2014 “jTatic Samuel, jCanan Lum Recognition”


The organizing committee for the “jTatic Samuel jCanan Lum Recognition” reported on 15 November their proposals as candidates to receive this award in 2014.  The persons and collectives which are to receive the recognition in 2014 include:

  1. The Migrant Home “Home of the Wandering jTatic Samuel Ruiz García of Pakal-na,” based in the Palenque, Chiapas.

  2. The Ecumenical Group of Organic Farming of Pablo L. Sidar, based in Chicomuselo, Chiapas.

  3. Fray Tomás Gonzales Castillo, responsible for the “72” migrant home in Tenosique, Tabasco.

The award ceremony will take place on 21 January in San Cristóbal de Las Casas to mark the anniversaries of the death and ordination of jTatic Samuel Ruiz García.

For more information (in Spanish):

Tres distinciones jCanan Lum para el 2014 (24 de diciembre de 2013)

For more information from SIPAZ (in English):

Chiapas: Launch of call for 2014 jTatic Samuel Jcanan Lum (31 de enero de 2013)

Chiapas: First anniversary of the death of bishop Samuel Ruiz García; third award of the Jtatik Samuel jCanan Lum recognition (2012) (8 February 2012)

Chiapas: presentation of the jTatic Samuel jCanan Lum Award during the assembly of the Believing People (7 March 2011)

Chiapas: Presentation of the jTatic Samuel jCanan Lum Award to the Coordination of Indigenous Social Organizations XI’NICH (25 February 2011)

Chiapas: celebration and presentation of 2011 jTatic Samuel jCanan Lum Award (31 January 2011)

Chiapas: visit to observe 2011 call for “jTatic Samuel jCanan Lum” Honor denied (30 July 2010)

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