February 11th, 2019 Last Updated on: January 19th, 2022
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's inauguration ceremony included indigenous healers who performed a purification ceremony on stage in front of the audience and people of Mexico. The act was intentional to show his support of Indigenous peoples of Mexico.
“We are going to give special attention to the indigenous people of Mexico,” Lopez Obrador vowed, addressing thousands of people gathered at a stage set up in the plaza. “It is a disgrace that our original communities live with oppression and racism, with poverty and marginalization.”
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