Costume and villages of the Tepehuanos of Huajicori, Nayarit, Mexico .
Mexican IndigenousTexties project. Click on folders below to open the galeries with detailsl about the Tepehuanos of Nayarit.
This is the entereance to Acerradero, after a brusing drive into the area my oil pan was punctured. Here is this town with only basic tools, the machanic hammered the oil pan back into shape. We then drove 10 kilometers to San Andress to get some oil . Documentation ofTepehuano indigenous textiles from Huajicori, Nayarit, Mexico
Documentation of tepehuano indigenous textiles from Huajicori, Nayarit, Mexico. No one in the town was wearing traditiona costume. We did see some migrant tepehuanes who had walked from the state of Durango . They were walking towrds Acaponeta nayarit to pick bean. They can be seen iin the Tepehuanes of Durango galery.
Accerradero was the first town documented , I have included a few photos from the repairs after retruning from the region.
My steel plate which guarded the underside of my car was ripped off on the road into San Andres. Here the car is in Acaponeta getting the Shield replaced. Unfortunatly it only lasted about 1 hour on the road into the Sierra Nayar.
Cutting torch make the plate fit.
detailed work in Acaponeta, Nayarit Even though the car was tricked out for bad roads and had been on some very very tought ones the road into the Huajicori mountains did a number on it. besides tearing off the plate we went into some diches the actually ripped the side molding off.
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