About the Exhibition
Carrying the Church Bell Over the Mountain to San Pedro
Vicenta Puzul de González
The Helen Moran Collection
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K'ojol Bal'm K'iche' Maya spiritual guide K'ojol B'alm (Francisco Icala) performs rituals for communities in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. He is a well known poet who grew up in Santo Tomás Chichicastenango, Quiche, Guatemala, and works in the U.S. District Court nationwide as an interpreter for the K'iche' Maya language, enabling immigrants to exercise their rights. He studied at City College of San Francisco. Reach him at:
Rita E. Moran Director of the Helen Moran Collection, Ms. Moran is a lifelong activist for social justice. She created the Collection in 2007 to promote dignity and human rights for indigenous and Latina women, indigenous peoples of Latin America, and undocumented immigrants to the United States. She earned her MA at San Francisco State University, and for many years taught English to immigrants at City College of San Francisco.
Joseph Johnston Director of Arte Maya Tz’utuhil, Mr. Johnston has been assisting the indigenous artists, their families and communities for more than thirty years. By creating a marketplace for their work he has enabled many of these subsistence farmers in a remote area of the world to spend some of their time creating art. In so doing he has made their unique vision accessible to an international audience. ArteMaya.org
We deeply appreciate the contributions of:
Jean Molesky-Poz Consultant
Author of Contemporary Maya Spirituality: The Ancient Ways Are Not Lost, University of Texas, Austin, 2006.
Paul Moran Web Designer and Programmer
Bring this exhibition to your community!
Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth is available for exhibition, without fee to educational and community organizations. Please contact Rita Moran directly for more information: .
All works are copyright © 1990-2020 by their respective collections. All rights reserved.
Arte Maya Tz'utuhil Collection
González Chavajay, Pedro Rafaél
Acción de gracia
Diosa del maíz / Nawal Ixim
Lluvias de gracia
Nicho Cúmez, Paula
Luna plateada dorada
Más allá del universo
Maya Woman: The Helen Moran Collection
González Chavajay, Pedro Rafaél
Hombres de maíz
Nuestro patrimonio cultural
Nicho Cúmez, Paula
Nuestra Madre Tierra
Puzul de González, Vicenta
Clamando por la limpieza del lago
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