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Adventures In Copper Canyon, Mexico – Tarahumara Indians End Semana Santa with a Drunken Bash

This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series Copper Canyon, Mexico

For more than a week, Semana Santa (Easter week) celebrations had been occurring in Copper Canyon, Mexico. I was fortunate to attend two of these, one on Palm Sunday in the tiny village of Cusarare and another on Good Friday in Cerocahui, where I joined in a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Christ,…

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An Adventure In Copper Canyon, Mexico – Good Friday Celebration in Cerocahui during Semana Santa

This entry is part 13 of 15 in the series Copper Canyon, Mexico

For the final days of Semana Santa (Easter Week) celebrations I returned to the village of Cerocahui in Urique Canyon, although this time I stayed atop the rim rather than at the bottom. After a hard day of travel on the economy class El Chepe, which was standing room only for the entire…

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VIDEO: Semana Santa Good Friday Celebration in Cerocahui, Copper Canyon, Mexico

YouTube Video Cerocahui, Mexico. Deep within Mexico’s Copper Canyon, faithful worshipers re-enact the twelve stations of the cross on Good Friday, 2010.

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