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Mixe Peoples’ Services (Ser Mixe)

Children from a community served by SER Mixe, Mexico.SER Mixe is an indigenous organization serving the Mixe people in the Mixe region of Oaxaca, which extends across 19 municipalities in the northwestern part of the state and includes remote communities in varied topographical and ecological zones. An indigenous organization serving more than 130,000 people in 30 communities in Oaxaca, SER Mixe supports human rights work for and provides legal assistance to Indigenous Peoples. This includes disputing cases of expropriated land, organizing against mining and extraction and resolving territorial conflicts between indigenous communities.

SER Mixe also works with communities to promote agroecology, as well as to strengthen the voice and participation of women. SER Mixe is active in the Network in Defense of Corn and the Oaxacan Collective in Defense of Territories, and is connected to international indigenous movement building.

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