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empathized Autonomous University of Nayarit, the indigenous peoples of the Wixárika (Huichol) the awareness conferencing on damage that mining would cause the sacred site of Wirikuta, in Real de Catorce in San Luis Potosi.
Each year, pilgrims Wixárika across the country, including Nayarit, come to this region to carry out their sacred ceremonies.
Wirikuta The site was declared in 1999 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) one of the 14 natural sites in the world to be protected.
addition to this appointment, Wirikuta area is also considered a natural protected area for 17 years.
It covers 140 000 211 hectares in seven municipalities. Has its management plan law, which is based the ban on mining activities in most parts of the reservation.
without clutch, the Ministry of Economy granted concessions to some mining companies are placed in such an important site.
Therefore, the Autonomous University of Nayarit, in coordination with representatives and Huichol authorities, conducted a series of activities including forums and conferences that seek to promote the importance of the sacred site.
"On social responsibility, the university and joined the first forum calls for conservation This site, "noted Carlos Rafael Rea, a researcher at the UAN.
the state of Nayarit, year after year, the town Huichol pilgrims Sadness and Salvador Allende, start heading to Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosi.
Concerned about the danger of the sacred site, the indigenous community Wixárika, joins the anger and also participate as panelists at the conferences of the UAN.
"We are defending something that is traditionally ours. It's part of our culture and part of Mexico, "said Oscar Ukeme, indigenous student leader. During this week, activities in support of Wirikuta conservation area, will continue in the UAN.

must not infringe our roots: Juan López

Tepic, Nayarit, April 13, 2011. opened the rector of the Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit (UAN), Juan López Salazar's first forum on the importance of the cultural heritage of the indigenous peoples of Mexico, where Wirikuta; event organized by the Federation of Students Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit (FEUAN).


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