In memory of Tilino - at Teacata - Photograph ©Juan Negrín 1982-2013

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The Wixárika Research Center is committed to the defense of the sacred lands and natural resources of the Wixárika people. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit public foundation registered in the State of California and welcome donations of any amount in support of our work. To learn about our current project with the Wixárika see about us.

Latest Update! Declaration at In+a Kwaxit+a ~ February 2, 2014 (English translation forthcoming).

In October of 2010 we coordinated with Cultural Survival to initiate a Global Alert to stop mining in Wirikuta. Please read more and participate in this important campaign. For more information we suggest reading the document "What is Wirikuta?” A chronological history of what has occurred can be found on our page dedicated to news about the struggle to save Wirikuta, where we have posted news articles, videos, and documents.

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