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 July, 2011
A hole in the heart of the world

A hole in the heart of the world

Alberto Hernandez Gonzales, a Huichol guardian of Wirikuta. Photo by José Luis Aranda. A Canadian company plans to mine for silver in the heart of Mexico’s peyote country. For the Huichol people, the project is an environmental risk – and a spiritual crisis.   By Dawn Paley Photos by José Luis Aranda THIS Magazine http://this.org/magazine/2011/09/15/first-majestic-silver-wirikuta/...
Wixaritari seek alliances to halt Canada's mining on sacred land in Mexico

Wixaritari seek alliances to halt Canada’s mining on sacred land in Mexico

The Franks Landing Indian Community, located in Washington State near  the Nisqually River, has long struggled to retain and exercise Indigenous sovereignty. The community makes alliances and supports other Indigenous peoples’ efforts to excise sovereignty and protect their territories and the resources within. Recently Franks Landing Indian Community met with the Wixaritari of Mexico, responding to...