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Los Angeles’ Indigenous Literature Conference ~ This Weekend

Los Angeles’ Indigenous Literature Conference this Weekend
Featuring Zapotec, Maya, Mazateco and Tsotsil poets & story tellers

WHAT: Lovers of indigenous literature will have the opportunity to hear seven authors who write in their native tongues: zapotec, mazatec, maya, and tsotsil during the Los Angeles Indigenous Literature Conference. All presentations will be translated to English and Spanish.

WHY:     The Binational Organization Indigenous People’s Front presents the literary conference to share and inform the public about the rich culture of indigenous communities. Through word and sound, the story tellers and poets reveal the colors, tastes, dreams and feelings of their people and also give us a unique glimpse into their world.

WHO:    Marison Ceh Moo (Maya Yucatan)

Enriqueta Lunez (Tsosil)

Juan Gregorio Regino (Mazatec)

Filemon Beltran Morales (Zapotec)

Pergentino Jose Ruiz (Zapotec)

Natalia Toledo (Zapotec)

Javier Castellanos (Zapotec)

WHEN / WHERE:

Saturday, July 30, 2016

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Los Angeles Public Library – Mark Taper Auditorium

630 W. 5th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90071

Sunday, July 31, 2016

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Los Angeles City Hall - Tom Bradley Tower

200 N. Spring St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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