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Houses near the school

The villagers had cows, chickens & pigs. Some of the cattle were Texas long-horns. Maybe the fences were for them? The pigs, however, respected no fences & ran all around the village with their piglets in tow.

The market was set up in a special house. As soon as the women saw us coming, they ran to get their art work. The shaman was the only male selling handicrafts. Prices were ca. 1/3 to 1/2 that of Huichol art in the cities (or on eBay).

  I think, if we were any indication, the villagers made quite a bit of money this day. The man in the picture is a professor from Illinois.

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