Catarino Carrillo Sanchez is a 75 year old Huichol singer
who has two wives, several children and numerous grandchildren.
When he was seven years old he had a vision inspired by the sacred plant known
as quieri. In this vision he was taught several songs, including the one sung
during the first fruits ritual known as Tatei Neixa (Dance of our Mother).
Catarino sings at first fruits ritual.
Children at Catarino's village fly to sacred
mountain during first fruits ritual. >
Catarino lives in two worlds, Huichol and
< Catarino requests help to expand his
Leaders is a non-profit organization that is being developed by Dr. Jay Courtney
Fikes. Catarino Carrillo Sanchez is the first of many inspiring leaders Dr.
Fikes intends to profile.