In this episode of Angelita’s Wings, Billie Ruth tells the story of Emiliano Zapata, the Farmer Hero of the Mexican Revolution, who recruited Zapotec peons from the Spanish-owned sugar cane plantations, to make war on them and reclaim their rightful ownership of the lands for the people.
Host: Billie Ruth Furuichi; Producer: Billie Ruth Furuichi
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Stories from Six Heroes of Mexican Independence by Bonnie Muth MacMillan used with permission