Considered the master of the Mexican rainforests, the jaguar is the largest cat in America and the third largest on the planet, second only to the tiger and the lion. From the arid thickets of Arizona to the jungles of Misiones in Argentina, the power of the jaguar extended through a vast Mesoamerican territory that, with the passing of civilization, was dying out.
In the history of humanity, the recurrent custom of making use of zoomorphic and surreal figures is found in different times and cultures, used for different purposes. In Mesoamerica, Quetzalcóatl may well have been the antecedent of alebrijes: a colorful and mystical species that came to Mexico to protect the life and death of those who dream
This book is born from a deep love for our identity and our land. We are nothing but the mixture of many talents, passions, textures, flavors, creativity and a unique sensibility inherited from our indigenous culture.
We have embarked on this trip to discover everything that has contributed to the meaning of our Mexicanness.
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