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Mexican government promises to protect sacred Huichol places
Mexican government promises to protect sacred Huichol places (May 25, 2012)

The Mexican government said it will protect an area sacred to the Huichol Tribe. The tribe has been fighting a proposed mine at Wirikuta, a mountain they consider to be...


Huichol  Tribe makes pilgrimage to fight mine at sacred site
Huichol Tribe makes pilgrimage to fight mine at sacred site (February 24, 2012)

More than 600 members of the Huichol Tribe in Mexico made 150-mile pilgrimage to a sacred site that's being threatened by a mining project. The group offered prayers and made...


Mining project threatens sacred  Huichol mountains   in Mexico
Mining project threatens sacred Huichol mountains in Mexico (February 14, 2012)

Members of the Huichol Tribe in Mexico say a $100 million silver mine threatens their way of life. Tribal members make a 150-mile pilgrimage from their villages in western Mexico...


Mexico urged to rescind mining rights at sacred Huichol site
Mexico urged to rescind mining rights at sacred Huichol site (December 1, 2011)

Mexican President Felipe Calderon is being urged to withdraw mining rights at a sacred Huichol site. First Majestic Silver Corp. acquired nearly 16,000 acres in southern Mexico. The area includes...