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Author Anderson, Kathryn, 1947-

Title Weaving Relationships : Canada-Guatemala Solidarity
Published Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (345 pages)
Series Comparative Ethics
Comparative ethics series.
Contents Prologue: Solidarity's Roots in a Refugee Camp; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I: Setting Solidarity in Context; II: Weaving Threads of Solidarity; III: A Tapestry with Many Forms; IV: The Spirituality of Solidarity and Its Challenges; Epilogue: Keeping Vigil for an Elusive Peace; Abbreviations; Research Participants; Bibliography; Index
Summary Weaving Relationships tells the remarkable, little-known story of a movement that transcends barriers of geography, language, culture, and economic disparity. The story begins in the early 1980s, when 200,000 Maya men, women, and children crossed the Guatemalan border into Mexico, fleeing genocide by the Guatemalan army and seeking refuge. A decade later, many of the refugees returned to their homeland along with 140 Canadians, members of "Project Accompaniment". The Canadians were there, by their side, to provide companionship and, more significantly, as an act of solidarity. Weaving Rel
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Subject Church work with refugees -- Guatemala.
Mayas -- Crimes against -- Guatemala.
Mayas -- Crimes against.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0889208972 (electronic bk.)
9780889208971 (electronic bk.)