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The Mixtec region in the state of Oaxaca is one of the areas of Mexico with the highest rate of migration to the United States. The town of Zapotitlán Palmas has a population of 1184 inhabitants and a 50% migration to the United States.

This blog is a space for stories written by students from Zapotitlán’s middle school (grade 7-9) who are transforming their reality word by word.

We invite you to submerge into this young world full of stories of  love, fear, freedom, challenges and hope.

Thanks for visiting!

Para la versión en Español, por favor visite: http://palabrasderesistencia.wordpress.com/

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  1. […] blog Words of Resistance is “a space for stories written by students from Zapotitlán’s middle school (grade 7-9) […]

  2. […] with a population of 1184 and high rates of migration to the United States. She created the blog Words of Resistance (in Spanish, Palabras de Resistencia [es]) to publish the poems, stories, letters and short essays […]

  3. […] with a population of 1184 and high rates of migration to the United States. She created the blog Words of Resistance (in Spanish, Palabras de Resistencia [es]) to publish the poems, stories, letters and short essays […]

  4. Art of Words says:

    This is such a wonderful cause. THANK YOU!

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