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  • TItle: Interview with Hortencia & Elvira Colorado
  • Date: July 2003
  • Location: New York University
  • Interviewee: Hortencia and Elvira Colorado
  • Interviewer: Diana Taylor
  • Duration: 00:21:44
  • Language: English, Spanish

Interview with Hortencia & Elvira Colorado (2003)

Interview with Hortencia and Elvira Colorado, of Coatlicue Theater Company, conducted by Diana Taylor during the 4th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in July of 2003 in New York, United States under the title Spectacles of Religiosities. Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists are founding members of Coatlicue Theater Company. They are also members of danza Mexica Cetiliztli, New York Zapatistas and the American Indian Community House. The company's plays address social, political, cultural and identity issues that impact their lives and their community. Their work is based on stories they weave together which educate as well as entertain, while reaffirming their survival as urban Native American women. They have conducted storytelling/ theater workshops. They are recipients of the Ingrid Washinawatok Community Activism Award.