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LOS ANGELES—Ceremony: Danza Temachtia Quetzalcoatl 13th Anniversary & Huey Miccailhuitl Celebration
September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pmFree
LOS ANGELES—Experience and observe Danza Temachtia Quetzalcoatl’s 13th Anniversary & Huey Miccailhuitl Celebration honoring the dead in an indigenous tradition. This Danza Mexica ceremony is open to the public. Danza Mexica also known as Aztec Dancing is a cultural dance tradition widely practiced throughout California and nationwide with origins dating back to ancient Mesoamerican ceremonies of Mexico and Central America. Attendees may also visit Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural’s booth for information about how to connect with indigenous ways and practices.
Danza Temachtia Quetzalcoatl has been an integral part of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural, as the Resident Danza Group since their founding in 2006. This Mexica tradition Danza group is strongly committed to providing a place for people to grow physically, socially, culturally, and spiritually. They have taken part in ceremonies from San Jose to Tijuana, Mexico and participate in community events, marches, MeChA conferences, and celebrations year-round.
Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore—with a mission to transform community through ancestral knowledge, the arts, literacy, and creative engagement—is honored to host this project called The Indigenous in Us: Embracing Ancestral Knowledge & Sharing the Beauty of Practice. Danza Temachtia Quetzalcoatl’s 13th Anniversary & Huey Miccailhuitl Celebration is part of a series of free public cultural event showcasing Northeast San Fernando Valley community-based indigenous practices of Native Mexica and local Native American groups benefits individual and social wellbeing through the sharing of ancestral knowledge and arts.
Saturday, September 14, 2019, 9 am–1 pm
Brand Recreational Park
15121 S. Brand Blvd.
Mission Hills, CA 91345
For more information, contact Melissa Sanvicente, Project Director, 818-939-3433, firstname.lastname@example.org.