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Giant Mexican dam poised to displace indigenous people and flood graves

Local residents say the government has pressured them to hand over their lands: 'They're destroying our culture'High in the Sierra de Alamos of Mexico's northern Sonora state, towering pillars of rock loom above thermal springs where for thousands of years, the indigenous Guarijío people would gather to commune with their ancestors.Now the springs - and the land around them - have been submerged beneath rising waters trapped behind an enormous dam across the Mayo River. The 25-storey Bicentenario-Los Pilares barrier threatens to displace the living, and leave the graves of their forefathers deep under water. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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