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Mazahua lady on market day

Mazahua lady in her typical dress at the market in Atotonilco, Guanajuato. The Mazahua people live in Central Mexico, mainly in the Estado de México, Queretaro and Michoacán. The traditional dress of the women...

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Indigenous yarn painting

The Huichol people living in the Sierra Madre Occidental range of Mexico are not only well known for their beadwork, but also their yarn paintings. Using colored yarn, they make elaborate “paintings”, incorporating  sacred...

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Indigenous artwork with beads

  The Totonacs of Papantla, Veracruz, who perform the ritual Danza de los Voladores (The Dance of the Flyers) launching themselves off a high pole with a rope attached to their ankles, make their own...