Mayan elder to speak at NAU Native American Cultural Center on Nov. 7

Diego Chavez Petzey, Tz’ utujil Mayan Elder, from the Asociación Cultural Gran Señor Tepepul-Chutnamit from Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Native American Cultural Center at Northern Arizona University.



He will speak on:

  • 2012: Ancient Mayan knowledge and its relevance today
  • Community organizing and cultural resistence
  • Indigenous culture and spirituality
  • Woodcarving workshop

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Miguel Vasquez from NAU, left, introduces Diego Chavez Petzey, second from left, during a recent presentation at the Museum of Northern Arizona. Photo by Frank X. Moraga / Shooting Star Communications LLC. ©2012