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The Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve in Baja California Sur has four active mining projects.

There are 73 mining projects within natural protected areas in Mexico, one in a Unesco heritage site, but they are allowed to operate due to a law which defines mineral extraction as a public good.

Indígenas huicholes en una zona en conflicto en imagen de 2016. Foto Arturo Campos Cedillo

Guadalajara, Jal. Reunidos de urgencia ante los hechos violentos ocurridos entre las comunidades wixaritari de San Andrés Cohamiata y Santa Catarina Cuexcomatitlán, autoridades federales, estatales y la Comisión Estatal de Derechos Humanos (CEDHJ) instalaron una mesa de trabajo permanente cuyo primer acuerdo fue que Josefina Bravo Rangel, comisionada para el Diálogo de los Pueblos Indígenas por parte del gobierno federal, acuda a esa región del norte del estado.

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.