María de Jesús Patricio

3/9 2021

María de Jesús Patricio was born in the Nahua community of Tuxpan, Jalisco. In the late 1980s she decided to learn traditional medicine, which she still practices today. In 1994 she represented her community at the National Indigenous Forum convened by the EZLN. In 2017, by agreement of the National Indigenous Council, Marichuy presented her registration as a candidate before the National Electoral Institute to run in the 2018 Federal Elections.