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Modern Issues

Modern Challenges

Today, the Huichol people are facing many challenges that threaten to tear apart their ancient culture and way of life. Until recently the tribe has remained untouched by the outside world, but now the surrounding way of life is beginning to seep into the High Sierra of Mexico. During the early 90’s the Mexican government made a push to build roads into Huichol territory. Along with the roads came the many negative elements of modern life, including racism and alcoholism.

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