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Creative Ways Mexican Indigenous Women Celebrate Culture

PSYDEH-Non-Profit-NGO-for-Women-in-Mexico-Post-3319-v001-compressorOn August 6, 2017, 160 indigenous women and girls, ages 3 to 80, participated in the twenty-fifth annual Carrera de la Tortilla by running 4.5 kilometers, barefoot or sandled, each with a canasta (basket) of tortillas on their back.

Their goal? Celebrate the ancient tradition of making, distributing/selling by foot hand-made tortillas made from white, blue, yellow and red corn.

PSYDEH and women partners find inspiration in our Puebla sisters’ example. Traditions do not need to die. This women-led, outside the box project shows us a way.

¡Juntos somos mejores!

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