Luis Horacio Nájera / @najera13
Journalist, writer, and analyst
Luis Horacio Nájera is a Mexican journalist, writer, and analyst living in exile in Canada since 2008. He is currently a graduate student of disaster and emergency management at York University. He was the recipient of the 2010 CJFE International Press Freedom Award, and one of the 2011 Human Rights Watch Hellman/Hammet awards. He is co-author of “Democratic Governance in Latin America: a regional discussion” (IRI, 2013), a member of Massey College since 2011, former fellow at the Citizen Lab/Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, and former PEN Canada-George Brown Writer in Residence. He received a Master of Global Affairs from University of Toronto. (Photograph by Melissa Renwick.)
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As the descendant of a determined Apache woman from Mexico, Luis Horacio Najera’s identity has been shaped by his heritage. Only recently did he realize how important that history was in carving out his place as a new Canadian. His story is part of a new series on inclusion.