This is a documentary, produced by Cherán TV, about the 7 year anniversary of community self-governance in the town.
In 2011, the indigeneous Purépecha communities of the area organized to keep out the cartels that destroyed the local forests, evict the politicians that exploited and ignored them, and create a system of governing themselves from the bottom-up based on indigeneous traditions.
Today Cherán forms one of a handful of self-governed autonomous zones in Mexico that reject the authority of the state and capital.
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