Posted on 27 December 2010 by editor
Market in Espinal where the tÃºmin community currency is used. Credit:Courtesy of Intercultural University of Veracruz
By Emilio Godoy
MEXICO CITY, Dec 21, 2010 (IPS) – TÃºmin, which means “money” in the Totonaca indigenous language, is a community currency now circulating among 80 vendors selling their products at an alternative market in the town of Espinal, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz.
Posted on 02 April 2010 by admin
Native farmers in Cuzco. Credit: Milagros Salazar/IPS
By Daniel Zueras
SAN JOSÃ, Apr 1, 2010 (IPS) – Solutions to global warming based on the logic of the market are a threat to the rights and way of life of indigenous peoples, the Latin American Indigenous Forum on Climate Change concluded this week in Costa Rica. Continue Reading