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Divine Cognition with Anthony García & Marcos Barraza

  • Museo De Las Americas 861 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO, 80204 United States (map)

Conversación Contacto invites local author, Anthony Garcia and Mexican author, Marcos Barraza to share their latest published books. Pick up a copy and join us for an in-depth look at the themes present within Moramai & Watili.

Cost - General Admission

Marcos Barraza “Moramai” - Moramai es una historia de amor y aventuras es la historia de la epopeya de un pueblo que lucha por mantener sus libertades en contra de un grupo poderoso que se apropia del país. Moramai es la historia de la clase media, obreros y campesinos que lucharon por la libertad de culto, de educación y por el respeto a la propiedad. Moramai es la historia de un pueblo que soñó con sindicatos libres, educación en valores y respeto al trabajo y a sus frutos. Su derrota cambió el destino de Mèxico, hoy no somos lo que quisimos ser, el gobierno borró de la historia oficial esta epopeya pero no de la mente de quienes la vivieron y en forma oral la trasmitieron a las siguientes generaciones. Moramai es un libro que no puede estar ausente de su biblioteca.


Anthony Garcia “Watili: The Native American Slave Heroine” - The book explores the concepts of personal strength, honesty, and the American mind. When young Watili is kidnapped by Apache slavers, she enters a world beyond her imaginings, and meets the only man who can take her home: cartographer-map maker Don Bernardo Pacheco y Miera. Setting out on an adventure, each with their own goals and motivators, Watili, Don B, and their companion, the dashing Cibolero, cross the rolling plains and towering plateaus of the West. All find themselves facing the truth about the Oneness of Spirituality that binds them in life, and are forced to learn from each other to adapt in a quickly changing world. Secrets are revealed, truths unveiled, and strife arises as this trio of travelers makes their way not only across the geography of the land, but also the geography of their own private beliefs and viewpoints Watili endures the 700 mile forced walk into a world she does not comprehend, leaving behind a truly enjoyable life and healthy environment to be enslaved as a domestic servant to live in a quiet fear of her future.

Earlier Event: May 18
May Third Friday Collectors' Night
Later Event: May 18