Tarahumara


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Ta·ra·hu·ma·ra

 (tär′ə-ho͞o-mär′ə, tăr′-)
n. pl. Tarahumara or Ta·ra·hu·ma·ras
1. A member of a Native American people of north-central Mexico.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Tarahumara.

[American Spanish, from alteration of Tarahumara Rarámuri, the people, Tarahumara.]

Ta•ra•hu•ma•ra

(ˌtɑr ə huˈmɑr ə, ˌtær-)

n., pl. -ras, (esp. collectively) -ra.
1. a member of an American Indian people of the Sierra Madre region of the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.
2. the Uto-Aztecan language of the Tarahumara.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tarahumara - a member of the Taracahitian people of north central Mexico
Taracahitian - a member of a group of peoples of Mexico
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En junio del ano pasado, cuando me encontraba en la Sierra Tarahumara, recibi una llamada del portavoz del Comite Directivo Estatal del PAN, Alfredo Pinera.
The Tarahumara tribe's plantbased diet, minimal footwear and natural running form can transform runners' health and fitness.
En este lugar encontrara todos los climas, una exuberante biodiversidad y vivira una experiencia unica entre gigantescas formaciones rocosas, profundas barrancas e interminables desfiladeros en la inmensidad de la Sierra Madre, en el corazon de la Sierra Tarahumara, al suroeste de Chihuahua.
La influencia de Antonin Artaud, la sierra Tarahumara, Mexico, el peyote y el movimiento surrealista es evidente.
Sin embargo, senalo que la exposicion Tarahumara en el Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares, manifiesta algunos elementos de la vida cotidiana, las festividades, la gastronomia, la vida laboral y los impactantes paisajes de los que goza el pueblo tarahumara, que evidencian la solemnidad de sus rituales asi como las formas de subsistencia, sus procesos de trabajo .
Most recently, local developers leveraged ING's Mexican presence and natural resources expertise to finance construction of the Fermaca Global's Tarahumara pipeline from El Paso, TX to Chihuahua, Mexico.
The system will supply natural gas to the Norte III Combined Cycle Power Plant and will interconnect with the following systems: Gasoductos de Chihuahua, Tarahumara Pipeline and the Samalayuca-SEisabe pipeline.
Publicado en 1803, obra postuma del misionero jesuita cuyo nombre fue Mattaus Steffel, sus descripciones sobre los bailes y la musica, las legendarias carreras a pie de los tarahumaras, los rituales indigenas, el violin tarahumara entre otros, es una de las pocas fuentes accesibles actualmente sobre los nativos de la Tarahumara, raramuris a los que consideraba un pueblo tranquilo y pacifico en oposicion a los apaches: nacion pagana, libre, ladrona y barbarica, segun los decires del jesuita.
His Excellency Diego Gomez Pickering will attend Sunday's concert at Bangor University's Powis Hall, which will raise funds for the ancient Tarahumara people of Mexico's Sierra Madre.
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While tracing and mapping Artaud's deterritorialized wanderings in cultures, religions, and rituals of Mexico, this paper aims to explore not only his ventures in Mexico City and the land of the Tarahumara but also the interlinking relationships among Artaud's experience of revolution and esoteric rituals in Mexico, his utter disillusionment with the European culture, his vision of the Theater of Cruelty and his abhorrence against the electric shock treatment, as well as the incarceration at the Rodez asylum.