Tarahumaras Watching a Tesgüinada

Category: Travel Portraits

 

Photo and caption by Liliana Chavira

Most Tarahumaras live in the "Sierras" of South Chihuahua. During Holy Week they hold a celebration called "Tesgüinada" where Men perform a a rite and drink a beverage called Tesgüino and hit drums to frighten the evil. Meanwhile women watch their men performing the rite from a far away distance. These women observe carefully the last stage of the Tesgüinada that last two days.

Location: Creel, Chihuahua Mexico

 

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