5 Images

Change on horizon

A Seri weaver in the village of Punta Chueca shows a basket she created. (Susan Spano / LAT)
Point West
The sun sets serenely beyond Old Kino pier and Alcatraz Island in the distance. (Susan Spano / LAT)
Local life
Guide Ernesto Molina and his wife in Punta Chueca, where Seris make a living selling crafts and licenses to hunt bighorn sheep. (Susan Spano / LAT)
A succulent forest
Cactus and scrub brush thrive in the Sonoran Desert on the eastern side of the Gulf of California. (Susan Spano / LAT)
On the trail
A guide and hiker check out Tiburon, an island wildlife refuge where native Seris came in the mid-1800s after escaping a Mexican ghetto. (Susan Spano / LAT)