Christine Eber is an author, anthropologist, and activist. Her work explores the lives of indigenous women in Chiapas, Mexico and how they have been organizing to defend their lands and lives. She is co-founder of Weaving for Justice, a volunteer organization that assists Maya weaving cooperatives of highland Chiapas to sell their textiles through fair trade in order to avoid having to migrate for work. In recognition of her service to the people of New Mexico and Mexico, Christine was chosen as one of twenty women to receive the 17th Annual Governor’s Award for Outstanding New Mexico Women.
Christine’s debut novel, When a Woman Rises, was released by Cinco Puntos Press on September 10, 2018.
Cuando una mujer se levanta, the Spanish translation of When a Woman Rises, will be released by Cinco Puntos Press in April 2021