Demon masks and wooden swords prepared for the spiritual ceremony of Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Jesús María, Nayarit, Mexico, 21 April 2011. The annual week-long Easter festivity (called “La Judea”), performed in the rugged mountain country of Sierra del Nayar, merges indigenous tradition (agricultural cycle and the regeneration of life worshipping) and animistic beliefs with the Christian dogma. Each year in the spring, the Cora villages are taken over by hundreds...more »
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Date > 21 Apr 2010
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