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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.  

The History of Displacement on the American Continent

The History of Displacement on the American Continent
Interactive talk by Brujo De La Manch addressing the 500 years of displaced of the native populations of the now called American continent, from 1st Spanish arriving till English man and other Europeans and the trade of humans. 

Video screening documentary: Belmont Grove (Fairmount Park) Reclaiming Coaquannock.
This film tells the story of how Belmont Plateau served as a powerful gathering space for Philadelphia's native communities from 1974-1992 

In Memory of Barbara "Pocahontas" Allen.

Today we want to honor and respect the life of Barbara "Pocahontas" Allen, an esteemed Elder in the Philadelphia Indigenous community, the founder and main promoter of the Philadelphia Indigenous Day Celebration Pow-wow, a member of OYC’s  board, and a participant in our documentary, Belmont Grove Reclaiming Coaquannock. Pocahontas was of Seminole/Creek/Cherokee descent, born in Philadelphia. She worked in the Native community for years and supported many individuals, passing on the culture and offering her guidance and immense skills.

MIXED INDIGENOUS ARTIST (TO OUR ANCESTORS)

Come support local artists in this special art show called

MIXED INDIGENOUS ARTIST
(TO OUR ANCESTORS)

Opening Nov.5th    6 PM - 9 PM
Closing  Dec. 3rd   6 PM - 9 PM

Plus the screening of the Documentary: At 7pm

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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