On January 26, in San Cristobal de Las Casas, the call for jTatik Samuel jCanan Lum 2018 Recognition Award was launched. This call is extended to social and civil organizations, churches and religious groups, groups and grassroots organizations to participate in the promotion and presentation of candidates to receive this recognition in 2018 as part of its sixth installment.
The “JTatic Samuel jCanan Lum” Recognition aims at recognizing the work of women and men, organizations and groups that have been characterized by their contribution to the people in the construction of community and/or regional alternatives, as well as their work for unity and peaceful social transformation, as well as spreading and encouraging this work.
The sixth installment will take place in January 2018. The recognition has its roots in the year 1999, when after 40 years of service in the Diocese of San Cristobal de Las Casas, of accompanying and defending the then smaller ones of the Mexican southeast, the Zoque, Chol, Tojolabal, Tsotil, Tseltal peoples of Chiapas, recognized Tatik Samuel Ruiz as jCanan Lum/Caretaker of the People.
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For more information from SIPAZ:
Entrega del 5to reconocimiento jTatik Samuel Jcanan Lum, 1 de febrero 2016
Chiapas: Entrega del Reconocimiento jTatik Samuel, jCanan Lum 2016, 23 de enero de 2016
Chiapas: Convocatoria reconocimiento jTatik Samuel Jcanan Lum 2015, 28 de enero 2015