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Tarahumara and Huichol

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Ernesto Apodaca

on 19 May 2015

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Transcript of Tarahumara and Huichol

In The case of the Huicholes as Daniela Ramirez claims. Their subsistence is based on corn.
Shift on the the traditional crop plantations due to Trading liberation
Are force to adopt and introduce new ones, and limit the access for the traditional crops that were once planted.
Financial problems that can't be recovered in a short term, especially for a non-collective community.

Huichol dressings and Sierra image
Reflected on the use of New technology
We believe it is imperative to bear in mind as you watch, many miles away, in the desert region of San Luis Potosi, in an area that has been designated by UNESCO as a world biodiversity reserve, the aquifers and ecosystems are under siege by mining companies and agro business polluters who have illegally obtained land, water and mining rights...
Lands Represent the Basic subsistence element for the indigenous communities.
Globalization at the same time Has take a role on their favor
In the Case of Tarahumara Has played an important roll
Showing the world the unjustices against their communities
Through the use of social media
which also helps as a way to communicate with the external world.
Organization such as Daniela Ramirez and his Husband Chunel
contribute with a Tarahumara Communal organization; http://www.ecoalternativetours.com/
Intended for the benefit of the sierra Tarahumara Community.
Utilizing sustainable resources to protect the mother earth as emphasized by their culture.
Huicholes for other part have began to make use of the cellphone.
Primarily for those in the exterior of the sierra to contact their love ones back in the sierra.
Although their usage is limited for primary reasons
They do not contemplate the idea of the excessive or exaggerate use.
Pat of that due to their own cultural ideologies
precisely for the preservation of their own cultural heritage traditions and authencity.
transnational organizations such as: http://thehuicholcenter.org/
Prioritizing the preservation of the Huichol Heritage.
Advocating for the Huichol Lands protected under UNESCO.
Universidad de Guadalajara (U de G) courses plataform
Still a long way but the starting point has taken place.
Tuesday May, 5 2015
Mexican government are detrimentally affecting the survival and lifestyle of the Tarahumara and Huicholes in Northern Mexico by privatizing their ancestral land, exploiting their natural resources and support of North American Free Trade Agreement. However these groups are not victims of globalization. Tarahumara and Huicholes are finding ways to resist by migration, organization of collective communities in the Sierra Madre & other remote areas of Northern Mexico and ways of adaptation to the modern global society. Thus the support of transnational organizations boosts their hope for progress.
Images of the Tarahumaras
The impact of Globalization and Neo-Liberalism on Tarahumara and Huichol Communities.
This research emphasizes on the effects of NAFTA in Indigenous communities and subsistence reflected on the Huchol and Tarahumara Communities.
Lands all over Mexico have become one of the main social issues in the contemporary society.
Particularly since NAFTA Enforcement in 1994
Most of the marginalized lands have been utilized for industrial purposes, particularly for Agribusinesses
-Degradation of minerals, and other primary sources
-Alteration of domestic crop sources
-Poorest communities are the most vulnerable
-loss on the biodiversity(Flora & Fauna)

(The Huichol Center For Cultural Survival web page).
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