Indigenous Farmers in Oaxaca Try to Stay on the Land
The Mixteca region of Oaxaca is one of the poorest areas in Mexico. Indigenous Mixtec, Triqui and other groups from this region now make up a large percentage of the migrants who have left to work in the United States. But many people try to stay on the land and farm, despite the difficulty. Sidronio Rivera Salgado hold tomatoes he and his son have grown in a greenhouse on his ranch, and economic development project intended to make it possible for people not to have to migrate to the U.S.
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