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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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...
Press Release, WIRIKUTA  SACRED PLACE FUNDAMENTAL TO THE SURVIVAL OF THE WIXARIKA PEOPLE AND TO HUMANITY

Press Release, WIRIKUTA SACRED PLACE FUNDAMENTAL TO THE SURVIVAL OF THE WIXARIKA PEOPLE AND TO HUMANITY

PRESS RELEASE Mexico City. February 7, 2013. WIRIKUTA SACRED PLACE FUNDAMENTAL TO THE SURVIVAL OF THE WIXARIKA PEOPLE AND TO HUMANITY CONTINUES TO BE SERIOUSLY THREATENED BY THE IMPUNITY OF MINING AND AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES. • Despite attempts to divide us, the Wixarika people maintain a single voice: “The cancellation of all mining concessions.” And they...
URGENT SECOND LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF MEXICO,  THE PEOPLES AND GOVERNMENTS OF THE WORLD

URGENT SECOND LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF MEXICO, THE PEOPLES AND GOVERNMENTS OF THE WORLD

Mr. Enrique Peña Nieto Constitutional President of the United Mexican States To the Peoples and Governments of the World We the undersigned, traditional and agrarian authorities from the communities of San Sebastián Teponahuaxtlán, Santa Catarina Cuexcomatitlán and Bancos de San Hipólito, Wixárika Regional Council members, come to make known to you in your capacity as...
THE NATIONAL MINING RESERVE WILL NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF MINING AND AGROINDUSTRIAL CONCESSIONS IN WIRIKUTA

THE NATIONAL MINING RESERVE WILL NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF MINING AND AGROINDUSTRIAL CONCESSIONS IN WIRIKUTA

RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATIONAL MINING RESERVE WILL NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF MINING AND AGROINDUSTRIAL CONCESSIONS IN WIRIKUTA The Wirikuta Defense Front – Tamatsima Wahaa, given the recent announcements that the Federal Government has released as measures for the protection Wirikuta, declare the following: The measures imposed...
Press Conference - The Regional Council Wixárika

Press Conference – The Regional Council Wixárika

Mexico City, May 24, 2012. For the editors, reporters and columnists in the national and international media and the general public. The Regional Council Wixárika through The Wirikuta Defense Front – Tamatsima Wahaa has the honor to invite you to the Press Conference which will take place at the Human Rights Centre Miguel Agustin Pro,...
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...
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...
Letter to the President of Mexico – Save Wirikuta, Sacred Heart of Mexico – October 27th 2011

Letter to the President of Mexico – Save Wirikuta, Sacred Heart of Mexico – October 27th 2011

Mexico City, October 27th 2011 Felipe Calderon Hinojosa Constitutional President of the United Mexican States Present We are the Wixarika Nation. All our communities together. All the Wixaritari Communities agreed to come with you to demand urgent compliance with the following requests which are based on our constitutional rights and the word that you gave to protect...
Press Conference - Oct. 26 -10:30 a.m. The Wixarika (Huichol) People in defense of their sacred territory, Wirikuta, gravely threatened by Canadian miners and agroindustrial corporations

Press Conference – Oct. 26 -10:30 a.m. The Wixarika (Huichol) People in defense of their sacred territory, Wirikuta, gravely threatened by Canadian miners and agroindustrial corporations

To the editors, reporters and columnists of the national and international media and to the public in general. The Wixarika Regional Council via the Wirikuta Defense Front of Tamatsima Waha’a has the honor to invite you to this Press Conference which will take place at the Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez Center for Human Rights, on...
Urgent letter from the Wixarika People to the President of Mexico and to all the Peoples and Governments of the World

Urgent letter from the Wixarika People to the President of Mexico and to all the Peoples and Governments of the World

  To the President of the United States of Mexico Felipe Calderón Hinojosa To the People and Governments of the World PRESENT We come personally from the Western Sierra Madre to deliver this urgent letter to demand that you keep your word that you publicly announced when you committed to respect and protect our sacred...
Declaration of the Wixárika Regional Council for the Defense of Wirikuta

Declaration of the Wixárika Regional Council for the Defense of Wirikuta

April 9, 2011 To the Wirikuta Defense Front of Tamatsima Waha’a To the Civil Society in General To the Three Powers of the Mexican State Will they understand in time? The governments and corporations that control the material order of the world be capable of understanding in time that the disasters like earthquakes or tsunamis...