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Branding calves with the cowboys of Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua by Michael Allan Williams

I had thought we were going on a picnic. Next, I found out there was business to be completed — even on Sunday — the branding of young calves. The mystery of what's going to happen next is part of the joy of passing time in Mexico.

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Eating the guest of honor Michael Allan Williams

Juan Mata Ortíz is a small village of potters, farmers and cowboys in Northern Chihuahua. About 30 years ago, an unschooled artistic genius, Juan Quezada, taught himself how to make earthenware jars i... read more
Published or Updated on: November 1, 2007 by Michael Allan Williams © 2007
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