El Paseo de los Abuelos @ #MesaPrototype Festival

Posted on Nov 17, 2017
El Paseo de los Abuelos @ #MesaPrototype Festival

This Friday and Saturday we are part of the #MesaPrototype festival hosted by the City of Mesa,  featuring many other artists in an effort to “activate the public space and engage the community toward enhancing connectivity & vibrancy in Downtown Mesa.”    El Paseo de los Abuelos is a project started by families and participants of the September […]

Mikiztli in Mesa – A Dia de Los Muertos Celebration!

Posted on Nov 3, 2016
Mikiztli in Mesa – A Dia de Los Muertos Celebration!

Mikiztli [mee-keesh-tleeh]  and its history can be found tracing far back into Anáhuac, the original name of pre-colonial Meso America. Before the arrival of the Europeans, the indigenous peoples had no word for death in the Náhuatl language. We viewed death as a transition from this life to the next, called Mikiztli, a transformation or […]