Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim: Reinforcing Our Roots, Living Our Maya Heritage (CMPI)

Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim: Reinforcing Our Roots, Living Our Maya Heritage (CMPI) is a 501 c 3 organization of the Maya Community in Nebraska dedicated to empowering the Maya people through community development programs.

Indigenous peoples have the right to determine and develop priorities and strategies for exercising their right to development. In particular, indigenous peoples have the right to be actively involved in developing and determining health, housing and other economic and social programmes affecting them and, as far as possible, to administer such programmes through their own institutions. Article 23 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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CMPI's Mission and Vision

Our Mission

To improve the health and well-being of Mayan people through community development strategies in Omaha, Nebraska and Q’anjob’al Maya territory consistent with the Q’anjob’al Maya system of social organization and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 

Our Vision

We envision that the Maya Community in Nebraska and Q’anjob’al Maya Territory will be prosperous and contribute to the cultural, economic, and social prosperity of Omaha, Nebraska.

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