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Sorting Through Southwest Arizona Tribal Symbols with Royce and Debbie Manuel

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Sorting Through Southwest Arizona Tribal Symbols with Royce and Debbie Manuel

January 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

FREE

Symbols come in a variety of forms and can be found in art, speech, and in writing. Knowing and understanding the southwest symbolism from a tribal perspective is one more way Arizona celebrates its heritage. Today symbols among tribal nations describe life or convey a much deeper meaning in clothing, footwear, baskets designs and even etched animals designs along the freeway. Join Royce & Debbie to learn more about translating the beautiful meaning from everyday southwest symbols.

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As a tribal member of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Royce Manuel has long played an important role in perpetuating cultural knowledge within the tribal nation by service to the Auk Mierl Aw-Aw-Thum. Royce maintains the distinction of keeping the Calendar Stick. Today, he continues to record and initiate collaborative projects that will engage the Aw-Thum (O’odham) sister tribes in creative strategies of integrating the Calendar Stick concepts into projects, design, wellness, math, science and critical learning. Debbie Nez-Manuel (Diné) has a Masters in Social Work, Arizona State University and is experienced in both non-profit and tribal communities. Debbie’s traditional and bi-cultural lifestyles, provides valuable insight and practices in both urban and tribal community settings while preserving, strengthening, and renewing cultural identity.

Details

Date:
January 26
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Category:
Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qbxlNt33SiWqLlz4RDC5QA

Venue

Apache Junction Library
1177 N. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
Phone:
480-474-8555
Website:
http://www.ajpl.org/