Indigenous Interpreters Program

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Indigenous Interpreters: A Necessary Bridge Between Cultures It is not enough to speak two or more languages to be an interpreter. Neither is sufficient to have received a formal training from an educational institution. Language interpretation entails a great responsibility, which also requires knowing how the justice system of the United States works (courts, judges … Read more

Background

The Centro Binacional para el Desarrollo Indígena Oaxaqueño (Binational Center for the Development of Oaxacan Indigenous Communities or CBDIO) was created in 1993 by the Frente Indígena de Organizaciones Binacionales (FIOB) to serve the indigenous migrant communities from the state of Oaxaca, Mexico that reside in California, United States (US). Different sources affirm that there … Read more

Who we are

Centro Binacional para el Desarrollo Indígena Oaxaqueño, (CBDIO) was created in 1993 by Frente Indígena de Organizaciones Binacionales (FIOB) to serve the indigenous migrant communities from Mexico that reside in California, United States (US). Different sources affirm that there are more than two hundred thousand indigenous from Mexico residing in the US. Of the more … Read more