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|2nd Annual Bay Area Indigenous Cultural EXPO|
|Date||Saturday December 02|
|Time||6:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
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MACSA Youth Center
660 Sinclair Drive
San Jose, CA 95131
|mitlalpilli [at] hotmail.com|
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
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
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