XXXVII. Mexico

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Chichimeca

Chichimeca

Mexico

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Chichimeca is the collective name for several different groups living mostly in central Mexico. Chichimeca Jonaz, for example, live in the San Luis de la Paz community. 

"We were colonized by germs, guns and God.’' - Mexican saying

The Chichimecas were a semi-nomadic group whose turbulent history includes violent clashes with the Spanish colonizers.

Rarámuri

Rarámuri

Mexico

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Rarámuri means ‘barefoot runners’, and this community is known all over the world for their extraordinary endurance and running abilities.

Rarámuri can run hundreds of kilometres.

They wear huaraches, locally made sandals, rather than modern running shoes.