2013 Nominee: Felicia Montes

The Mobilizer


Felicia ‘Fe’ Montes is a Xicana Indigenous artist and activist from Los Angeles. By co-founding the women’s art collective Mujeres de Maiz, Fe has been able to use social media to share Xicana feminist art, which helped raise awareness about women’s social and spiritual change. Fe’s Xicana activism has led her to organize efforts alongside the Zapatistas, Peace & Dignity Journeys, and La Red Xicana Indigena.