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2nd Annual Bay Area Indigenous Cultural EXPO

Saturday, December 02, 2006
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Location Details:
MACSA Youth Center
660 Sinclair Drive
San Jose, CA 95131

Tentative Schedule:

Saturday, December 2, 2006

6 AM Sunrise Ceremony

7 AM Honoring of the Elders

9 AM - 9 PM Native Arts & Crafts Market "Tianguis"

9 AM - 11:30 AM: Live Traditional Music Presentations

10 AM - Yei Tecpatl (Mexica women vocals) from San Jose

10:30 AM - Mixcoatl Calli (Mexica Musical ensemble) from Los Angeles, CA

11:30 AM - Introduction of Guest Speakers and Workshops

12 noon - 5 PM: Educational Workshops

Speakers include:

Ocelocoatl (Mexica Elder from Mexico City) Topic: TBD

Vercila Chacon (Mexica Elder from Aztlan) Topic: TBD

Acamapixtli (Mexica Elder from Mexico City) Topic: TBD

Mazatzin (Mexica Elder from Aztlan) Topic: "Cosmic Identity and Responsibility from our Tonalamatl ("Aztec Calendar")"

William Underbaggage (Lakota Elder from the Lakota Nation) Topic: TBD

Guillermo Vasquez (Maya/Nahuatl Elder) Topic: "Agriculture Sustainability through traditional Indigenous Practices."

5:30 - 10:00 PM Live Poetry and Music (Special Guest MCs Prophecy & Adriana Cabrera Garcia)

5:40 PM Poet: Adriana Cabrera Garcia (San Jose, CA)

6:00 PM Live Groove Band: Entre Musicos (Berkeley, CA)

6:45 PM Poet: Agustin Palacios

6:55 PM Hip Hop Artist: Tecpot (San Jose, CA)

7:15 PM Poet: Lydia Zulema Martinez (San Francisco, CA)

7:30 PM Live Cumbia Band: La Collectiva (San Jose, CA)

8:10 PM Poet: Marc Pinate (San Jose, CA)

8:25 PM Poet: Ysimar Reyes (San Jose, CA)

8:40 PM Live Groove Music: Ras Ka'dee & the One Struggle Band (San Francisco, CA)

Sunday, December 3, 2006

9 AM - 6 PM Native Arts & Crafts Market "Tianguis"

10:30 AM Movimiento Music by Conjunto Libertad (San Jose, CA)

11 AM Danza Guerrera Mexica by Calpulli Tonalehqueh (San Jose, CA)

12 noon - 4 PM: Workshops

Topics include:

Al Rojas: Topic: "Oaxaca Today"

Dr. Ann Aurelia Lopez, Jose Sandoval and Lawyer Ricardo Cavallera: "Immigration Movement today"

William Underbaggage Topic: "Indigenous People at the United Nations"

6 PM Closing Ceremony

Sponsored by: MACSA Youth Center, Indigenous Peoples Council, Native TANF Program (San Jose), Local 715 Social & Economic Justice Committee, Indigenous Nations Network, El Observador Publications, Aztecayolocalli Xinaxtli Tlamachtiloyan, Voluntarios de la Communidad & Calpulli
Added to the calendar on Sun, Nov 26, 2006 11:57PM
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