The first location we were flown to in the Copper Canyons was a small Raramuri community called Rawarachi. Mark and Carmen Egolf have been in relationship with the families in the Rawarachi community over the past decade. They decided this would be the best location for us to begin filming Goshen. Without Mark and Carmen introducing us to this community, we would have never had the opportunity to meet this community. The rugged geography has kept them hidden and isolated from the outside world for many generations. The Raramuri men and women were strong, with dark sun bathed skin and shinny black hair that stood out vibrantly against their colorful clothing. Men and women of all ages curiously greeted us with a gentle touch of their fingers to the palms of our hands, accompanied by the softly spoken word “cuira” (pronounced kwee-da) meaning "hello" in Raramuri.
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