BOOKS, WEBSITES, VIDEOS
By Gustavo Esteva and Madhu Suri Prakash (London: Zed Books, 1998). Esteva is one of the founders of Unitierra/CEDI. This intellectually dense book challenges Western assumptions about modernity.
MEXICO PROFUNDO: RECLAIMING A CIVILIZATION
By Guillermo Bonfil Batalla, translated by Philip A. Dennis (University of Texas Press. 1996). Batalla offers a perspective about the México profundo, a land rooted in Mesoamerican civilization.
OUR WORD IS OUR WEAPON
By Subcomandante Marcos, author, and Juana Ponce de León, editor (New York: Seven Stories Press, 2003). This collection of essays by Marcos shares the politics, propaganda and poetry of the Zapatista movement.
BACK FROM THE FUTURE
By Gustavo Esteva. Conversations with Ivan Illich on the convivial society. Read article.
INTERVIEW WITH RAYMUNDO SANCHEZ BARRAZA: A UNIVERSITY WITHOUT SHOES
By Nic Paget-Clarke in In-Motion Magazine (September 2005). About Unitierra-Chiapas. Read article.
This is the blog site of Centro Indígena de Capacitación Integral (CIDECI), the Unitierra of San Cristobal in Chiapas. Visit site.
Based in Guatemala, Maya Pedal invents and builds bicimáquinas, bicycle-powered machines that pump, grind, blend, shell and more. Visit site.
Learn more about Universidad de la Tierra and its partner organization, Centro de Encuentros y Diálogos Interculturales. Site is in Spanish. Visit site.
MAYA PEDAL – BICYCLE MACHINES
Watch a five-minute film about Maya Pedal’s work with bicimáquinas here.