If you celebrated the New Year on January 1, you might be surprised to know that the indigenous people of Mexico celebrate the New Year on a different day, on Feb. 2 to be exact. El Centro Cultural de Mexico is hosting a Mexica New Year Event on February 2, 2013. There will be a Spanish language presentation from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm then 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm they will have a presentation in English. The event will be located at 313 N. Birch Street, in Santa Ana.
- Olin Tezcatlipoca will speak on the theme is “Revival of Our Heritage By How We Live Our Lives”.
- Citlalli Citlalmina Anahuac will speak on the women leaders of Cemanahuac.
- Amoxeh will explain why the New Year is celebrated Feb. 2.
- Scott Keltic Knot will present on “Global Resistance to Colonialism: Definitions, History and Future.” Continue reading