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Oaxaca's Corn Growers Return to Their Fields

Corn Growers Return

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  1. October 1, 2018

    […] Oaxaca, especially, is receiving attention from the incoming administration of López Obrador because of the area’s rich cultural heritage, particularly its long agricultural history. Indeed, the region which includes the present day state of Oaxaca is known as the birthplace of corn. […]

  2. October 16, 2018

    […] The occasion was a holiday, called Día del Maíz Nativo de Oaxaca, for the celebration of the rich variety of corn native to this ethnically diverse region. Oaxaca, which isn’t far from the border with Guatemala, has 16 officially recognized indigenous groups, including the Zapatecos, Mixtecos, and Mazatecos. […]

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