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Movimientos Humanos en Peligro de Extinción

Project that seeks to investigate, preserve and promote the body's movements in the daily activities of the indigenous communities of Mexico, they are missing due to socioeconomic and cultural effects of the neoliberal model. In this sense MHEPEM proposes a series of actions for the revaluation of body movement and traditional ways of life by creating a purposeful continuation of those movements that are part of the identity of these communities and that can be a contribution to the new generations in terms of health, education, culture and arts.

Mexico is one of the countries with the highest cultural wealth in America and the world, this is reflected in its archaeological, historical and artistic legacy and the significant amount of indigenous communities living in the country, which have been the basis of countless research in the area of heritage, both tangible and intangible. Currently we can see that public policies on intangible heritage preservation have spread to various areas such as: actions taken by the INBA National Sound Archive for preserving sounds endangered (eg sound camotero or sound cilindrero in Distrito Federal center), the catalog of national indigenous languages developed by National Institute of Indigenous Languages or the stock of Mexican authors choreographies CENIDI-recorded by Jose Limon Dance, among others. However, there is no action on the preservation of the unique element that is inherent in any human activity; movimiento.La the body and how the man moves, linked to the everyday environment, is undoubtedly an important part of the intangible cultural heritage and a key part of the full preservation of all intangible heritage.