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, 2013
Let's support: "Desert's Skin", photographic and literary chronicle on "Peritaje tradicional" (FEB/2012) of Wixáritari.

Let’s support: “Desert’s Skin”, photographic and literary chronicle on “Peritaje tradicional” (FEB/2012) of Wixáritari.

What is “The Skin of the Desert”? “The Skin of the Desert” is the title of a photo-literary chronicle in a bilingual edition (Spanish-English). This chronicle tells the story of what happened during the “Traditional Report” conducted by the representatives of the wixárika people (Huichol) in the Cerro Quemado, near the Mexican town of Real...
Injunction filed to halt illegal exploration drilling in Wirikuta

Injunction filed to halt illegal exploration drilling in Wirikuta

© Frente en Defensa de Wirikuta By Tracy L. Barnett of The Esperanza Project Against a backdrop of heightened tensions in the region and other worrisome developments, Wixarika leaders have filed an injunction to stop the illegal drilling in exploration for gold and silver in their ancestral sacred lands of Wirikuta. Since March 1 of...
The traditional, civil and agrarian authorities of the different Wixárika communities represented by the Wixárika Regional Council for the Defense of Wirikuta and the Wixárika Union of the Ceremonial Centers of Jalisco, Durango and Nayarit AC, gathered in the Town of Pueblo Nuevo in the community of Santa Catarina Cuexcomatitlán, municipality of Mezquitic, state of Jalisco, concerned about the attacks that we are experiencing against our heritage and cultural identity, analyzed and discussed the situation and the search for alternative solutions.

The traditional, civil and agrarian authorities of the different Wixárika communities represented by the Wixárika Regional Council for the Defense of Wirikuta and the Wixárika Union of the Ceremonial Centers of Jalisco, Durango and Nayarit AC, gathered in the Town of Pueblo Nuevo in the community of Santa Catarina Cuexcomatitlán, municipality of Mezquitic, state of Jalisco, concerned about the attacks that we are experiencing against our heritage and cultural identity, analyzed and discussed the situation and the search for alternative solutions.

TO THE AUTHORITIES OF THREE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES (MEXICAN STATE). TO THE CIVIL SOCIETY. TO THE MEDIA. TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. PRESENT The traditional, civil and agrarian authorities of the different Wixárika communities represented by the Wixárika Regional Council for the Defense of Wirikuta and the Wixárika Union of the Ceremonial Centers of Jalisco, Durango and...
The Wixárika Regional Council for the Defense of Wirikuta denounces an illegal and belligerent harassment campaign orchestrated by the Board of Directors of the Wirikuta Ecological Reserve

The Wixárika Regional Council for the Defense of Wirikuta denounces an illegal and belligerent harassment campaign orchestrated by the Board of Directors of the Wirikuta Ecological Reserve

To the sources and officers of the Press: To members of the media: To the organizations and groups sympathetic to the defense of Wirikuta:  - The Wixárika Regional Council for the Defense of Wirikuta denounces an illegal and belligerent harassment campaign orchestrated by the Board of Directors of the Wirikuta Ecological Reserve and expresses its...
The Wixárika Regional Council in Defense of Wirikuta presents an injunction demanding that the Ministry of Economy respect the right of petition, due process and the rule of law.

The Wixárika Regional Council in Defense of Wirikuta presents an injunction demanding that the Ministry of Economy respect the right of petition, due process and the rule of law.

To the sources and officers of the press: To the organizations and groups sympathetic to the defense of Wirikuta: Press Release - The Wixárika Regional Council in Defense of Wirikuta presents an injunction demanding that the Ministry of Economy respect the right of petition, due process and the rule of law. -Closing of the Urgent...