July 21, 2023

Conserving Ancestral Ways | Conservando lo Ancestral | Juan Guillermo Sánchez Martínez

Event Description:

Registration Link | Enlace de Registro

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqd-6rrDIpGNHWsnpiVPf3DID_kkZoe54n

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This series of 1:1 conversations, presented by Natalia Vásquez of Heart in Brain Studios focuses on traditional medicine, the arts, and environmental care. It is generously funded by the Hispanic Access Foundation and is part of the 10th Anniversary celebrations of Latino Conservation Week.

Juan Guillermo Sánchez Martínez was born in Bakatá/Bogotá, in the Colombian Andes. He coordinates the online multilingual anthology and exhibition Siwar Mayu, A River of Hummingbirds. He has published the following books of poetry: Uranio (2023), Bejuco (2021), Salvia (2014), Río (2010), and Altamar, awarded with the National Prize in Colombia in 2016 (University of Antioquia). In 2019, he co-edited the volume Muyurina y el presente profundo with quechua writer Fredy Roncalla (Pakarina/Hawansuyo), and he is currently co-editing Abiayalan Pluriverses. Bridging Indigenous Studies and Hispanic Studies with Gloria E. Chacón and Lauren Beck (Amherst College, 2023). He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Indigenous Learning at Lakehead University (Thunder Bay, Canada).

Natalia works as a visual artist and holistic practitioner. In 2017 she created Heart in Brain Studios as a nurturing space to explore internal landscapes through the visual arts and energy-based practices. Natalia serves as the interpreter for the Hispanic Access Foundation and is a trainer for the Goldie Hawn Foundation's MindUP Life program.

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Esta serie de conversaciones 1:1, presentada por Natalia Vásquez de Heart in Brain Studios, se enfoca en la medicina tradicional, las artes y el cuido ambiental. Está generosamente financiado por la Fundación de Acceso Hispano y es parte de las celebraciones del décimo aniversario de la Semana Latina de la Conservación.

Juan Guillermo Sánchez Martínez nació en Bakatá/Bogotá, en los Andes colombianos. Coordina la antología y exhibición multilingüe en línea Siwar Mayu, un río de colibríes. Ha publicado los libros de poesía: Uranio (2023), Bejuco (2021), Salvia (2014), Río (2010), y Altamar, este último galardonado en 2016 con el Premio Nacional Universidad de Antioquia (Colombia). En 2019, co-editó junto con Fredy Roncalla el volumen Muyurina y el presente profundo(Pakarina/Hawansuyo). Actualmente coedita junto con Gloria E. Chacón y Lauren Beck el volumen Abiayalan Pluriverses. Bridging Indigenous Studies and Hispanic Studies (Amherst College, 2023). Es profesor asociado del Departamento de Estudios Indígenas de la Universidad de Lakehead (Thunder Bay, Canadá).

Natalia trabaja como artista visual y practicante holística. En el 2017 creó Heart in Brain Studios como un espacio enriquecedor para explorar los paisajes internos a través de las artes visuales y las prácticas energéticas de sanación. Natalia es interprete para la Fundación de Acceso Hispano y es entrenadora del programa MindUP Life de la Fundación de Goldie Hawn.



Event Sponsor(s):
Hispanic Access Foundation | Heart in Brain Studios

Date & time:
July 21, 2023
11AM PST | 2PM EST  -  12PM PST | 3PM EST

Location:
zoom
zoom
zoom, FL, zoom

Open to the Public:
Yes

Cost:
free99

Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Natalia Vásquez with Heart in Brain Studios at n/a or natalia@heartinbrain.com.



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Latino Conservation Week is a collection of events from variety of organizations. Hispanic Access Foundation is only directly responsible for events in which it is listed as a sponsor.