Mexica New Year Makuilli Kalli Festival
Thursday, March 16 – Saturday, March 18, 2017
Hosted by Indigenous Roots in partnership with local dance and drum circles, artists, community organizations and businesses. All events are free and open to the public*
This family-friendly, cultural festival celebrates and honors the diverse beautiful cultures of indigenous peoples of the Twin Cities. Organized by Indigenous Roots and co-hosted by Pangea World Theater, NACDI, All My Relations, Roosevelt High School and Latinos Unidos por la Cultura y el Arte, and in partnership with local dance and drum circles, artists, community organizations and businesses.
FULL SCHEDULE OF MINNEAPOLIS EVENTS
Mexica New Year Teach-In
Thursday, March 16 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
All My Relations Gallery | 1414 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis
Learn about the calendar cycle of the Mexica New Year and the symbol Makuilli Kalli (5 House).
Friday, March 17 from 3:15 pm to 3:45 pm
Roosevelt High School | 4029 S 28th Ave, Minneapolis
Local artists and students will be painting a mural to reveal a unique take on the Mexica calendar to share with the community.
Latinxs Unidxs por la Cultura y el Arte’s monthly Café con Pan
Saturday, March 18 from 3:00 pm -5:00 pm
Plaza Centenario | 12th and Lake Street, Minneapolis
LUCA kicks off their first Café con Pan of 2017 in celebration with Mexica New Year. Stop by for free outdoor arts activities, cafe and pan dulce.
Foundations of Indigenous Nations Concert
Saturday, March 18 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Minneapolis American Indian Center | 1530 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis
*$5-$15 at the door. 50% of proceeds go to Honor the Earth.
Building strong foundations of our Indigenous North and South Nations together through music, spoken word and performing arts. Featuring Mexica Aztec Dance, Ringing Shields, Ina Yukka, Angela Citlali Vance, Alma Andina, and Scatter Their Own.