Coatlicue Theatre

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Caracol Heart of the Earth - Flower of Hope


Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists are founding members of Coatlicue Theatre 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/ theatre workshops. They are recipients of the Ingrid Washinawatok Community Activism Award.

Background Information
  • Country: Mexico/ U.S.
  • Date: Monday, March 14, 2005
  • Encuentro Location: Teatro Francisco Nunes
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