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ISSUE 15 - July 2014

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Reaching the Remote: Astronomy Outreach in Rural Mexico (page 15)
Alma Ruiz-Velasco, ReneĢ Ortega Minakata, Juan Pablo Torres Papaqui

Key Words
Outreach, Remote Communities, Traditions


This article reports on a visit to Victoria, a small village in central Mexico, and the star party conducted there. We wanted to share our experience of the outreach programme because this was one of the most remote places we have ever visited. We emphasise in particular the importance of respecting local culture and traditions, a respect highlighted by making a visit to a ritual centre in the region.

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