English Version
Why Date Palms Grow in Ixcatlán
It is said that many years ago there were men who had the task of maintaining abundance for every village. They controlled the seeds and were known as the chiefs.
One day, the chief of Ixcatlán was tricked by the chiefs of the neighboring villages.
They gave him pulque to drink, waited for him to fall asleep, and took the opportunity to steal his seeds, leaving only the date palm seeds.
That is why the date palm is now the most abundant in Santa María Ixcatlán.
That is how we Ixcatecos tell it.

Credits
Thanks to the drawings made by the primary school "Ignacio Zaragoza" in Santa María Ixcatlán
Title: Porqué de la Palma de Ixcatlán
Locution and Traduction: Gregorio Hernández, Cipriano Ramírez, Rosalía Ramírez Salazar
Direction: Gabriela Badillo
Illustration and Animation: BASA / Dirección Creativa: Diego Huacuja, Diseño: Jesús Vargas, Animación: Alberto Bala, Animación adicional: Carlos Miguel
Adaptation: Gabriela Badillo
Original Music: Igor Figueroa
Audio Design: Igor Figueroa
Coordination of Production: Brenda Orozco
Duration: 1.00 min
A production by Hola Combo, Canal Once, INALI, CDI
Year of production 2017

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