Monday, October 15, 2007

AUSTIN: 5th Annual Festival De Las Plantas

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-------Join Us in Celebrating the 5th Annual Festival de Las Plantas--------

Honoring the Nopal: Grandparents, Remedies, Family

WHEN: Saturday, October 20, 2007 11 am - 5 pm

WHERE: Roy Guerrero Colorado River Park

800 Grove Blvd. (off E. Riverside Dr)

11:00 am Ceremonial Blessing with Danza Conchero

- HueHueNopali, our grandfather, the nopal and his place within the seven

warrior foods of Mexico, a workshop with Antonio Lopez (Alma de Mujer) and

Yolanda Leyva(Circulo Zihuatekpahtzin of El Paso)

- Traditional healing and practical uses of the nopal cactus

led by Capitan Jose Garza

- Kids’ calavera workshop for Dia de los Muertos and story-telling

with Jane Madrigal & Deborah Kuetzpalin Vasquez(Alma de Mujer)

- Painting activities with Vida Fuerte

Sponsored by PODER and Alma de Mujer Center for Social Change

Contact PODER: 472-9921 email:

Alma de Mujer: ph: 258-3880 fax: 258-1858