Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

Indigenous Sustainability: Defending Wirikuta

Tue, November 15, 2011 | Meeting Room 1.106, Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Marucha Ilhuikatzin and David Mazatl, Mexica elders, share their journey defending the sacred lands of Wirikuta. They will discuss Mexican Indigeniety and the importance of building sustainable economies that fuel autonomy and alliances in the struggle to protect sacred sites.

This public presentation is sponsored by the Center for Mexican American Studies, the Department of Anthropology, the Native American and Indigenous Studies Program, the Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies, and Kalpulli Ameyaltonal - Texas.

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