Indigenous caravan protests land dispute by marching through Mexico

A caravan of indigenous protesters marched through San Cristóbal de la Barranca, Jalisco, on May 4 after walking 300 kilometers in 9 days to meet the Mexican president. The Cronica Jalisco reported Thursday that the caravan of about 200 members of the Wixárika people departed from San Sebastian Teponahuaxtlan on April 25 and had covered nearly 350 kilometers. The caravan planned to travel to Mexico City to demand a resolution to the land dispute, Lider reported 91.9. The Wixarika Caravan of Dignity and Awareness demanded that 10,500 acres taken by farmers be returned to them, The Cronica Jalisco said. The land dispute has been going on for more than 60 years, Informador reported. Credit: Werika Yuawi Hernández via Storyful

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