Patricia Torres Sandoval

National Coordination of Indigenous Women (CONAMI), Mexico


Patricia Torres Sandoval is P’urhépecha, native of the community of Pichátaro in Michoacán, Mexico. Torres is a member of the P’urhépecha Zapatista Nation Organization (ONPZ) in Michoacán. She has been politically active since 1999, when she became a member of the National Coordination of Indigenous Women (CONAMI). She is currently a member of the CONAMI’s Council of Women Elders. She was also a founder of the National Network of Indigenous Women Lawyers (RAI) in 2011. Torres is pursuing her MA in social anthropology at the Center of Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) in Mexico City.




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