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Voices of the Yaqui: Journey of Snowbird Aquaia
Welcome to a special episode of the "Voices of the Yaqui" where we embark on a profound journey with our guest, Snowbird Aquaia. She is a remarkable Yaqui indigenous woman, renowned dancer, gifted artist, and master beadworker.
In this episode, we have the privilege of delving deep into Snowbird Aquaia's personal journey as a Yaqui woman. Through her powerful storytelling, she shares how she has connected with her ancestors, who serve as guiding lights in her craft, dance, and personal journey.
Listen closely as Snowbird Aquaia takes us through her experiences, recounting the moments of revelation and connection with her heritage that have shaped her artistic and spiritual path. Her journey is a testament to the resilience and wisdom of indigenous cultures, and it serves as an inspiration to all who seek to connect with their roots and create from a place of deep authenticity.
Furthermore, Snowbird Aquaia's commitment to giving back to her community through her designs and her story is a testament to her enduring connection to her people and her dedication to preserving and celebrating Yaqui/Indigenous traditions.
Stay tuned and prepare to be inspired by her incredible journey, and the profound wisdom she imparts along the way.
Thank you to all of our listeners!
See and follow Snowbird on social media as Yaqui Woman Designs and on TikTok as @Yaqui.Woman
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