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˜Tarahumara Culture and History

As a complement to our Tarahumara language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Tarahumara tribe and their society. Please note that Tarahumaras and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Tarahumara history is interesting and important, but the Tarahumara Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Tarahumara Lifestyle and Tradition

Tarahumara Culture:
    Information on the Tarahumara tribe's culture and history.
Tarahumara People:
    National Geographic article about Tarahumara Indian reactions to modern Mexican culture.
Tarahumara Culture:
    History and traditions of the Mexican Tarahumara tribe.
Tarahumara Feats Inspire Awe * The Tarahumara Runners of Mexico:
    Articles on the Raramuri tradition of running, also with other interesting cultural information.
Tarahumara Journey:
    Reminiscence by an American social worker about three days he spent among the Raramuri people.
Trebol Festival * Trebol Festival Part Two:
    Recordings of traditional music from a Mexican ceremony of the Tepejuan, Piaroa, and Tarahumara people.

Books for sale on the Tarahumara Indians

Tarahumara of the Sierra Madre:
    Book for sale on the culture and history of the Sierra Tarahumara Indians.
Tarahumara: Where Night Is the Day of the Moon:
    A beautiful photoessay depicting the Raramuri people.
Mexico's Sierra Tarahumara:
    Another book of striking photographs of the Tarahumara mountains and the Raramuri Indians.
The Eagle and the Rainbow: Timeless Tales from Mexico:
    Children's book illustrating several Tarahumara and other Mexican Indian folktales.
American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Tarahumaras and Native Americans in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Wikipedia: Tarahumara * Tarahumaras of Mexico:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Tarahumara Indians.
   Los Tarahumara * Tarahumaras o Rarámuris * Cultura Tarahumara * Los Tarahumara:
   Information about the Tarahumaras in Spanish.
   Tarahumara Tribe:
   Tarahumara links.



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