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.

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Press Release by the Wixárika Regional Council

Press Release by the Wixárika Regional Council

PRESS RELEASE *On the eve of the Wirikuta Fest concert, the government’s announcement for the protection of Wirikuta is considered by Wixárika authorities to be incomplete and filled with false information that distorts the reality of the sacred place. *Mining in the sacred territory of Wirikuta is not canceled. *First Majestic Silver Corp., through its...
On the Conventions for the protection of Cultural and Natural Heritage and of Intangible Cultural Heritage by  UNESCO

On the Conventions for the protection of Cultural and Natural Heritage and of Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

The territory of Wirikuta, considered Natural and Cultural Reserve of Wirikuta with more than 350,000 acres, since 2004 is in the tentative list to become World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site of UNESCO. This protection, established by the “Convention on the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of UNESCO”, is what we ask for Wirikuta....
Documentaries about the Wixarika culture and the defense of Wirikuta in the National Museum of the American Indian, New York

Documentaries about the Wixarika culture and the defense of Wirikuta in the National Museum of the American Indian, New York

The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, in cooperation with Cinema Tropical and the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, presents At the Movies: Huichol Journeys Thursday, March 29, 6:00 pm Saturday, March 31, 2:00 pm Auditorium, George Gustav Heye Center National Museum of the American Indian  One Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004 Admission is...
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...
Protection for Indigenous Peoples and Environment. The CNDH requests cautionary measures to protect Sacred Huichol Area in SLP.

Protection for Indigenous Peoples and Environment. The CNDH requests cautionary measures to protect Sacred Huichol Area in SLP.

Mexico, Jan. 24 (Notimex).- The National Commission of Human Rights (CNDH) requested cautionary measures to preserve the natural reserve  and the Wixarika people facing the mining operations in Wirikuta, San Luis Potosi area, considered sacred. The organization asked the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) and the National Water Commission (Conagua) take immediate action in...

Ugly Canadians? The strange culture of First Majestic

  There is widespread concern that the Canadian mining company First Majestic will destroy an area in northern Mexico that is sacred to the Wixárika (Huichol) Indians. In fact, late last year over 150 internationally known writers and artists made a direct plea to Mexican President Felipe Calderon, urging him to cancel mining concessions that...
Revolution Signs Formal Agreement with Lake Shore Gold for Mexican Property Portfolio

Revolution Signs Formal Agreement with Lake Shore Gold for Mexican Property Portfolio

December 14, 2011 2:37 PM EST Revolution Resources Corp. is pleased to report that it has signed a formal option agreement with Lake Shore Gold Corp. to acquire up to 100% of Lake Shore Gold’s four large properties in Mexico formerly held by West Timmins Mining Inc. (Lake Shore Gold acquired West Timmins Mining in...
Famous Writers Petition Against Mexico Silver Mine

Famous Writers Petition Against Mexico Silver Mine

MEXICO CITY December 1, 2011 (Asociated Press) More than 150 internationally known writers and artists are urging Mexican President Felipe Calderon to cancel mining concessions in an area of northern Mexico considered sacred ground by the Huichol Indians. The list of petition signers released Thursday comprises a who’s who of arts and letters from 30...
In Morelia International Film Festival, artists sign for the protection of Wirikuta

In Morelia International Film Festival, artists sign for the protection of Wirikuta

  Mexican film personalities, from the Morelia International Film Festival, pronounced themselves in support of the defense of Wirikuta and added themselves to the call for mobilization on Oct. 26 and 27. Among the signers: Gael Garcia Bernal, Ursula Pruneda, Paula Astorga, Leo Heiblum, José Maria de Tavira, Ana Claudia Talancón, Cuauhtémoc Cardenas Batel, Felipe...
Save Wirikuta, Sacred Heart of Mexico

Save Wirikuta, Sacred Heart of Mexico

Dear friends and supporters of the Wixarika struggle to save their sacred lands, The Wixarika Regional Council and the Wirikuta Defense Front have issued a call to action and are organizaing a mass mobilization in Mexico City on Oct. 26-27. They would welcome your support in getting their message out and in organizing support actions...