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Tuapurie Protesta - Fotografía Croníca de Hoy Jalisco 2021

En 2007, en las obras de construcción de la carretera Amatitán-Huejuquilla el Alto, el gobierno de Jalisco enterró el sitio sagrado de la etnia conocido como “Paso del Oso”, en el tramo entre Tenzompa y Santa Catarina Cuexcomatitlán. Eso sucedió al comienzo de la gestión del ex gobernador Emilio González Márquez, que no contaba con la manifestación de impacto ambiental. 

The Peyote Files Episode 1

This three-part web series joins Dr. Bia Labate on an eye-opening road trip through West Texas to meet Dr. Martin Terry, one of the world’s leading experts on Lophophora williamsii (peyote).     

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The Source of Sacred Waters ~ Juan Ríos Martínez 1975

A pilgrim prepares to bathe in a source of sacred waters that springs near a volcanic peak named Reu'unax+, Burnt Peak, where Tayeu, Our Father Sun, appeared on the earth for the first time. He deposits votive offerings, symbolized by a candle and a sacred arrow (on opposite sides of the center). He has also brought ears of maize (green figures at lower center) and squash (purple figures below the maize) in order to thank the rains for prior and coming harvests.

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This book was jointly published by the Secretary of Culture for the State of Jalisco, Mexico and the Wixárika Research Center in honor of the Year of Indigenous Languages and to celebrate the exhibit Grandes Maestros del Arte Wixárika: Acervo Negrín at the Museo Cabañas in Guadalajara (June 21, 2019 - January 12, 2020). This is a tri-lingual publication - Spanish, English and Wixárika.