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COVID-19: indigenous youth, seedbeds of traditional food systems
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The young Mayans had various activities, including the delivery of traditional food and biosafety utensils. An information campaign on traditional radios, infographics and a mural that vindicates cultural identity and resistance to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mexico: San Juanito
Young Zapotecs from the community of San Juanito, Oaxaca, faced COVID-19 by donating traditional food and biosafety utensils. The activities also included an information campaign with infographics.
Mexico: Chalco Valley
The young people of Valle de Chalco promoted the use of infographics to prevent the increase in COVID-19 cases. The young people inaugurated community gardens, where, through traditional practices, food is produced for the same communities.
Young Aymara women prepared chinstraps with traditional designs. The same chinstraps were delivered along with food and biosafety elements to face COVID-19.