MATÉIKARI: to give a hand
Despite being officially declared protected areas, the invasion of agricultural industries is taking place and devastating everything in an indiscriminate clearing to also drill wells in the already scarce mantle of underground rivers and thus end the resource that gives life to everything. the desert and its fauna. In the spring of 2022, the Wixarika people made an appeal to the federal government and were received by the president of Mexico with the promise of resolving the conflict. This fact has only given visibility and momentum to the problem, but we cannot expect the government's statements to be fulfilled.
The Marakame Andrés Carrillo Bautista, an authority in the Wixarica nation, has taken the initiative to acquire neighboring lands and asked the industrialists for permission to save the hikuris and replant them on their land.