People of the Copper Canyon

Tarahumara or Rarámuri, either way, they are fast…

The brightly colored dresses juxtapose the rich earth tones in one of Mexico’s, most rugged regions: the Copper Canyon or “Barrancas del Cobre” as it is known in Spanish. The locals here are proud, resilient and strong…



The Aztecs loved popcorn. They called it momochitl (mo-mo-cheetl), and it was used not only for food but also for decoration, adornment and ceremonial purposes.

Indigenous people of MesoAmerica would have had difficulty surviving without this important Mexican grain. Prior to the domestication of corn, its wild predecessor, teosinte sustained native populations…

Let’s Eat!


Zebra Kettle Corn

Corn Casserole

Avocado Cheesecake

Featured Word


What Tarahumara or Rarámuri people
call non-Rarámuris.

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