Tag Archives: Oaxaca

‘ZopiloTrump’ Embarks on National Tour around Mexico to Scare the Hell Out of my People

You might not know this, but zopilotes are really, really bad birds. Imagine this, but Mexican –and thus, way scarier. With this in mind, Oaxacan artist Víctor Robinson has created the “ZopiloTrump”, the scariest thing you’ll see this year on both sides of the … Continue reading

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White Mexican Kids Bring Coke, a Smile, and a Pat on the Shoulder to Indigenous Community

This is wrong in so many levels, that I’m just going to leave it here. I am speechless. I am without speech. WATCH. CRINGE. DON’T REPEAT

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Come to Mexico: We’ll Put you in a Nice Hotel, and have Indians Dance Around you

The latest campaign promoting Oaxaca’s famed Guelaguetza Dance Festival trumps over any other cringeworthy images depicting my country’s relationship with its Indians. Watch as a light-skinned Mexican young lady strolls around Oaxaca (smartphone in tow) snapping pictures of affable, festive Indians dancing around her, even while … Continue reading

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