HUICHOL Fun Facts
- The Huichols never have trained for war or have fought other
tribes.. Not even the Spanish during the “invasion” of Mexico.
- Deer, Corn and Peyote are the key spiritual symbols in the
- In Huichol Mythology they evolved from wolves. By learning the
ways of the gods, hunting the deer and offering the blood of the deer
to the gods they were finally able to remain in human form. Shamans
proclaim the ability to metamorphose into wolves.
- They remain one of the last tribes of people in North America
who still live much as they did in Per-colombian times, maintaining
the same ageless rituals and beliefs. They are considered by many
anthropologists to be an invaluable window to the past.