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.
James Anaya, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, recently published a report on his correspondence with the Mexican government regarding mining concessions within Mexico’s Wirikuta Natural and Cultural Reserve, an area that is sacred to the Wixárika (Huichol) people. Anaya presented the following facts to the State of Mexico: That the...
Wirikuta Statement – February 2012
Wixárika message – Defending Wirikuta – February 2012