Nayarit

Photo: Christian Frausto Bernal, Feria 2017 Nayarit is bordered by the states of Sinaloa to the northwest, Durango to the north, Zacatecas to the northeast and Jalisco to the south. To the west, Nayarit has a significant share of coastline on the Pacific Ocean, including the islands of Marías and Marietas. The capital is Tepic. …

Huichol (Wixáritari)

Indigenous Peoples The Huichol or Wixáritari are Indigenous people, living in the Sierra Madre Occidental range in the Mexican states of Nayarit, Jalisco, Zacatecas, and Durango. Questions Who are the Wixáritari voices online? = ¿Quiénes son las voces wixáritari online? Headlines From Sunset Strip to the Sierra Madre to a Nobel nomination – Esperanza Project An …

Huichol Yarn Paintings (1998)

by Charmayne McGee Mexico — The first Huichol I saw during  my fifteen years living in Mexico as a freelance photojournalist was  walking the streets of a small Mexican hill town.  I was struck first by his gentle gait. Even more, I noticed the elaborately embroidered clothing he was wearing.  His white  muslin trousers and …