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The mission of OLLIN YOLIZTLI CALMECAC is to investigate, understand and raise awareness of the MEXICAYOTL culture, which flourished in Mexico prior to the arrival of the Spanish in 1492.  

Philadelphia Indigenous Peoples Day

Come to celebrate the 7th annual Philadelphia Indigenous Day at Bartram's Garden on Oct. 7th, 2017

Sunrise ceremony and event start at 10 am till 4 pm 

Our funders

In 2010-2016, OYC is funded by The  Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, which is committed to assisting the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts under the proram: Program Stream. In 2013, we received the support of Bread & Roses, through the Oppurtunity Fund.   From 2003 to 2010, Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac has been funded by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, in the category of Perserving Diverse Cultures.


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Belmont Grove film screening at the Great Migration local screenings

Belmont Grove Reclaiming Coaquannock will be screened at the following sites with other films as part of the Great Migration and Precious Places local screenings.  If you can, please join the screenings and spread  the word.
Belmont Grove (Fairmount Park) Reclaiming Coaquannock. Produced by Ollin Yolitzli Calmecac
This film tells the story of how Belmont Plateau served as a powerful gathering space for Philadelphia's native communities from 1974-1992 and what impact the loss of that space had.

Blue Corn Festival

August 14th 1St, Blue Corn Festival at Walnut Plaza. noon to 5pm Free!! 


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