• There’s a reason they call the area "Mexico profundo," or “deep Mexico,” and the state’s rich cultural heritage has fostered a tremendous, well-earned sense of pride amongst Oaxacans, who will be the first to tell you that the only indigenous president of Mexico, the much-celebrated Benito Juarez (1806-1872), was a native Zapotec from, well—where else?

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