Ayoyotes On The Ground: A short film by Laura Varela

In solidarity with the Water Protectors in North Dakota, in September 2016, Kalpulli Ameyaltonal Tejaztlan and other Danza groups in the United States all dedicated a day of ceremony called Ayoyotes on the Ground. Many ceremonies were held in different cities as well as Standing Rock. The ceremonial Danza and prayer was dedicated to the people of the Standing Rock Reservation and for all those working to protect Mother Earth. This particular historic gathering in San Antonio was held in front of the Alamo; which was originally Mission San Antonio de Valero and built by indigenous labor. Yanaguana is the indigenous name of San Antonio, it means place of clear waters; it had always been a gathering place for the indigenous populations for thousands of years.

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In honor of Jefe Manolo

Back to XICA NATION In honor of Jefe Manolo Sanchez In loving memory of Manolo Sanchez (July 20, 1958- July 30, 2020)Click the image to the right for more information…

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Nationwide floricanto ties broader MeXicanx community to Standing Rock and #NoDAPL

On Sunday, November 27, 2016 a first-ever online international floricanto was held in solidarity with the water protectors at Standing Rock. Poets and artists from the broader MeXicanx community participated in live and virtual events, which helped raise awareness about Standing Rock and the importance of indigenous Xicanx identity and culture. Events were held in San Antonio and Corpus Christi, Texas and recorded live online with artists from Los Angeles, McAllen, and Guadalajara, Mexico.

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TEXAS: Take Action! Keep your right to say NO! Stop HB3557

TEXAS: Take Action! Keep your right to say NO! Stop HB3557
Via the Society of Native Nations: “Last week the Texas House of Representatives passed HB 3557, which would make protesting pipelines on the easement a third-degree felony. This week the Senate will vote on this bill[…]”

TAKE ACTION! Call your Senator TODAY and join us on Wednesday, May 22nd!

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