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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Making liquor for Jesus in Mexico’s San Juan Chamula

Lorenza Hernández Peréz, center, and daughters weave at their home in Zinacantán, near San Juan Chamula. A shaman buried chicken heads and blood in the floor when the house was built, to compensate the lord of the underworld for the earthly materials.