May 31, 2019
Francisco Tecoatl, 40, performs a ritual cleansing with smoke and herbs in Mexico City’s Plazuela del Marqués. Tecoatl is a member of Calpulli Ze Mazatl, a civil society organization that preserves and promotes Aztec cultural traditions. Every Thursday to Sunday for the last 20 years, they have performed indigenous Aztec dances and rituals in alternating locations. After the dance ends, they offer cleansings to people passing by.