Tarahumara


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a member of the Taracahitian people of north central Mexico

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Luis Javier Perez Enriquez, leader of the community of San Elias Repechike, sent a letter to TransCanada and to the CET asking that the pipeline be rerouted away from their communities, and any work must protect the forests, watersheds, and prairies in the Sierra Tarahumara.
Both concerts will include popular works including Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, as well as compositions by the two performers which tell of the life of the Tarahumara.
He started to re-envision a utopia and re-invest his dream in the distant and far-off mountainous areas in the northern Mexico believing that the land of the Tarahumara was the sacred place not only with the vestiges of the ancient solar culture but also least contaminated by colonial Spanish culture.
To their surprise, a group of young Tarahumara Indians rushed to their rescue.
For example, in the field of color perception, it was discovered that native speakers of Tarahumara, a Mexican indigenous language in which green and blue colors are categorized together as one, showed no perception of color changes across the blue-green spectral boundary (Kay & Kempton, 1984).
In the 1993 Leadville ultramarathon, the winner was a 55 year old man from the Tarahumara tribe.
I kept remembering the Raramuri children in our parish missions in Mexico's northern Sierra Tarahumara, who do not have enough to eat, whose fathers and brothers search for ways to feed their families.
McDougall based his ideas on his studies of the running prowess of the Tarahumara Indians, who live in the Copper Canyon region of Chihuahua in Mexico, where through hundreds of years they have elevated running to both a high art and high science - without benefit of footwear.
To counter the claim that people weren't meant to run long distances, McDougall turns to the Tarahumara Indians, a tribe in Mexico's foreboding and remote Copper Canyon.
The heroes are the runners of the Tarahumara, whose home in terrifying, remote canyons in Mexico surrounded by crazed drug cartels and encroaching economic exploiters, apparently has the compensation of producing not only happy, well adjusted people who don't usemoneybut who also canoutrun the greatest, sophisticated ultra-runners of the world.
He also explores the reactions of a broad array of other actors--including teachers, educational inspectors, local government officials, priests and church members, indigenous peoples, and everyday Mexican citizens--to those policies while focusing on three major areas of contention: the battle over the federal government's political centralization program of taking over the state primary schools by federal inspectors in Chihuahua in 1933, the federal government's attempts to promote nationalism through special frontier schools along the US-Mexican border as a counter to US cultural and economic imperialism, and the federal government's indigenous assimilation program and the responses of the Tarahumara, Seri, and Tohono O'odham indigenous groups of northern Mexico.
Isolated by one of the most demanding terrains in the country, the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico's Copper Canyons have practiced techniques that allow them to run hundreds of mines without rest.
His family comes from Chihuahua, Mexico, and his father was Tarahumara, Indians known for their long distance running.
His book on the little-known Tarahumara Indians of Mexico's Copper Canyons explores their culture of running.
Specific serum antibodies to infectious disease agents in Tarahumara Indian adolescents of northwestern Mexico.