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Abre La Tierra feat 4Rios

by: Yacatsol, Laura “Yohualtlahuiz” Rios-Ramirez (4Rios),

Fuerza mi pueblo! Here’s a NEW cumbia hit just for you called “Abre La Tierra” featuring yours truly and Laura Rios Ramirez (aka 4Rios) off my upcoming EP, “La Cultura Nos Cura.” “Abre La Tierra” by Yacatsol feat. 4Rios (Calmeca Skwad) From the “La Cultura Nos Cura” EP by Yacatsol Produced by Tezcatlipoca Records (2017) […]

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Yacatsol is a border-crossing, multilingual, decolonial, “cura” art project by Iris Rodriguez of Xica Media. The name Yacatsol is one of the indigenous names of the Texas Hill Country.  It is a nahuatl-rooted word referring to a region of “noses” and “faces” on the stone. Iris Rodriguez is a digital strategist, multimedia producerauthormusical artist, and poet from San Antonio, Texas. Full bio here:  http://www.xicamedia.com/about/
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Laura “Yohualtlahuiz” Rios-Ramirez aka 4Rios is a performance artist and community organizer in Central Texas. She has customized curriculum, written lectures, and created projects that engage participants in reclaiming identity in a post-colonial society. Her canon of youth-based and culturally relevant programs incorporates elements of Hip Hop, Mexican (Aztec), and Earth-based culture as a vehicle for empowerment. She is a trained Xinachtli educator and the founder of SOUL Sessions, a Hip Hop culture and dance youth program in Austin, Texas. She has coordinated youth programs for the Mexican American Cultural Center, Indigenous Cultures Institute, Alma de Mujer and the Indigenous Women’s Network. Proficient in articulating the reclamation of identity as a tool for success, she has presented at the University of Texas – Austin and San Antonio, Our Lady of the Lake, Headwaters at Incarnate Word, San Antonio Library and the San Antonio Museum of Art’s Educator Training Program. Her recent work focuses on demystifying the legacies of Mexican indigenous practices through the amalgamation of music, language, and art inspired by her journey in Hip Hop and traditional indigenous culture of Mexico. Laura is currently a candidate in the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program at Our Lady of the Lake. She is currently an educator at Martinez Street Women's Center, designing lessons based on the Nepohualtzintzin and exploring Kemetic math games. She is a Climate Justice organizer and member with It Takes Roots, Southwest Workers Union and Society of Native Nations.  She is also a Spokesperson for Kalpulli Ameyaltonal Tejaztlan. LINKS:
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Fuerza mi pueblo! Here’s a NEW cumbia hit just for you called “Abre La Tierra” featuring yours truly and Laura Rios Ramirez (aka 4Rios) off my upcoming EP, “La Cultura Nos Cura.”

“Abre La Tierra” by Yacatsol feat. 4Rios (Calmeca Skwad)
From the “La Cultura Nos Cura” EP by Yacatsol
Produced by Tezcatlipoca Records (2017)

This song pays homage to the power of our voices and our responsibility to care for Mother Earth. It features historic footage and scenes from the first Two Rivers camp occupation/lockdown.

YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/4R53970q3SE
SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/yacatsol/abre-la-tierra-feat-4rios

We invite you to listen, dance, and share!!!

UPCOMING ACTION:

Ayoyotes On The Ground Two Rivers Camp Ceremony
(At the camp or from your location) Feb 18th
https://www.facebook.com/events/628957283954871/

DEDICATION:

In solidarity with Mother Earth
the water protectors

Two Rivers Camp – Stop Trans Pecos Pipeline
http://societyofnativenations.org/tworiverscamp.html

Camp Toyahvale
https://www.facebook.com/camptoyahvale/

Society of Native Nations
https://www.facebook.com/SocietyOfNativeNations

Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe of Texas
https://www.facebook.com/CarrizoComecrudoTribeOfTexas

Jefes Helga Jose Garza
Ameyaltonal Tejaztlan

Ayoyotes On The Ground
and all front-line danzantes

A very special thank you
and digital warrior salute goes to
Greg Harman and Deceleration
for documenting, digitizing, and disseminating
this historic footage.
www.Deceleration.news