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Native triqui children of San Juan Copala attend the opening ceremony of the autonomous municipality of San Juan Copala, January 20, 2007. Due to political violence, the Native people of three municipalities have decided to rule themselves as an autonomous municipalty. A Native triqui peasant who joined the organization was shot to death January 19, 2007 at an ambush. Photo by Heriberto Rodriguez