FIOB

AcronymDefinition
FIOBFrente Indigena Oaxaqueno Binacional (Spanish: Oaxacan Indigenous Binational Front; California)
FIOBFrente Indigena de Organizaciones Binacionales
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Un proyecto comunicativo que ha perdurado por mas de 20 anos es la revista El Tequio, publicada por el FIOB, una de las organizaciones binacionales de indigenas migrantes mas importantes en Mexico y Estados Unidos.
En sus paginas tambien se publican esfuerzos del fiob por mantener el dialogo con otros organismos, tales como organizaciones migrantes en Estados Unidos, asi como organizaciones transcontinentales que luchan por los derechos de los pueblos indigenas.
La produccion del programa de television El Despertar Indigena, que se transmitio por knxt Canal 49 de la arquidiocesis de la ciudad de Fresno, tambien corrio a cargo de miembros del fiob. Este programa se transmitio desde 1998 hasta el ano 2000, y era conducido por Rufino Dominguez, miembro y fundador de esta organizacion.
The emergence of FIOB as a binational organization at the end of 1991 occurred in the context of resistance struggles of indigenous peoples in Mexico, which found an echo throughout the continent.
FIOB also emerged in the midst of the creation of other Mexican immigrant organizations in the United States, which, like the organizations in Mexico, can be found in different locations and represent a diverse political spectrum.
A fundamental factor in the formation of FIOB was the political use of ethnic identity.
IN 2007, ON ONE OF MANY TRIPS TO THE MIXTECA REGION OF OAXACA, I SET OUT FROM Santiago Juxtlahuaca to visit the community credit unions and gastronomy projects of the Frente Indigena de Organizaciones Binacionales (FIOB ; Indigenous Front of B !national Organizations) with then regional director Centolia Maldonado, who served as a coresearcher and guide on the project.
Reflecting on the history of women's participation in the FIOB on the occasion of the organization's twentieth anniversary, Irma Luna explained:
(4) Indeed, Jonathan Fox argues that what constitutes a transnational social movement is the density and cohesion of organizations, which suggest "a social subject that is present in more than one country, as in the paradigm case of the Binational Oaxacan Indigenous Front [the name of the FIOB at the time] and other indigenous organizations that literally cross the border" (Fox 2002, 351).
Frente Indigena Oaxaqueno Binacional (FIOB) and Centro Binacional Para el Desarrollo Indigena Oaxaqueno.
The FIOB maintains a Binational General Coordinating Body to coordinate the general work in both countries, but the grassroots work is carried out at the regional level.
For example, in early 1995 the Organizacion Regional Oaxaquena decided to separate from the FIOB and to concentrate its cultural work on organizing the Guelaguetza festival in Los Angeles.