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Oaxaca: Guelaguetza Festival: Art, Culture and Indigenous Resistance

Availability : July 19 - 27, 2022
During this 9 day trip to Oaxaca, learn about the local impacts of free trade agreements and immigration policies from community leaders while experiencing the Guelaguetza festival, an annual Zapotec tradition that celebrates the values of sharing, reciprocity, and community through traditional dances that display each region’s distinct cultural traditions. We will explore indigenous resilience […]
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Cuba: Community-Based Healthcare and Healing

Availability : September 16 - 25, 2022
Spend 10 days with renowned Cuban doctors and medical students from the famous Latin American School of Medicine, while also experiencing the island’s vibrant culture and community-led projects in historic Havana.

Oaxaca: Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

Availability : October 28 - November 5, 2022
Join us on this incredible journey to Oaxaca, home to 16 different indigenous groups, the largest indigenous population of any Mexican state, during the annual Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos celebration. Dating back to the Aztecs, this celebration is a family event to remember departed souls and to celebrate the resurrection of their […]

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“This is a wonderful trip to learn about the Days of the Dead and the difficulties the indigenous communities of Oaxaca constantly face. It is not a conventional tour; it is fast paced and focuses on community not tourist sites. MCome… Keep reading

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