We are a group comprised of the Wixarika People, along with organizations and citizens who are joining forces with them in favor of the preservation of the Sacred Site of Wirikuta, the Sierra of Catorce and its inhabitants.

Monthly archive February, 2012
Project Universo, the New Threat to Wirikuta

Project Universo, the New Threat to Wirikuta

RECENT TECHNICAL INFORMATION ON THE Wirikuta CASE The Tamatsima Wahaa Front for the Defense of Wirikuta reiterates once again that Wirikuta is not confined to specific sites where the Wixarika people deliver their offerings, but Wirikuta is the full collection of stones, springs, cactus, snakes, scenery, etc., comprised in a continuous stretch of land over...
The judiciary grants the Wixarika people a suspension to detain mineral exploitation by the La Luz project in the Catorce municipality of San Luis Potosí

The judiciary grants the Wixarika people a suspension to detain mineral exploitation by the La Luz project in the Catorce municipality of San Luis Potosí

* No permit may be granted as long as the core of the matter remains unresolved * The intention to exploit natural resources through 38 mineral concessions in the sacred territory of Wirikuta is suspended. Feb. 26, 2012 The federal courts have definitively granted the suspension of the  violations claimed by the Wixarika (Huichol) People...
Huichol ‘cosmic portal’ peyote ceremonies threatened by silver mine

Huichol ‘cosmic portal’ peyote ceremonies threatened by silver mine

The Washington Post, February 13th, William Booth REAL DE CATORCE, Mexico — For the Huichol Indians, the desert mountains here are sacred, a cosmic portal with major mojo, where shamans collect the peyote that fuels the waking dreams that hold the universe together. For a Canadian mining company, these same hills look like a billion...
Wirikuta Statement

Wirikuta Statement

  San Luis Potosi, Real de Catorce “Wirikuta” on  February  7,  2012   Brothers and sisters from the states of Durango, Jalisco and Nayarit of the following ceremonial centers and communities: Santa Catarina, Pochotita, Las Latas, San Sebastian, San Andres Cohamiata, Ocota de la Sierra, Tuxpan de Bolaños, las Guayabas, Cohamiata, El Ciruelillo, Guadalupe Ocotan, El...
A Survey on Wixárika Tradition

A Survey on Wixárika Tradition

To the Native Peoples of Mexico and the world To Mexican an Worldwide Civil Society To the Media To the General Public   A Survey on Wixárika Tradition   Period: February 1st to 10th, 2012. Today the People Wixárika gladly welcomes you to the sacred land of Wirikuta, the heart of Mexico and support of...