Siwayul (Heart of a Womxn) -
September 15-October 15 is Latinx Heritage Month, and we are celebrating by having a staged reading of Nawat Two-Spirit Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul's one-womxn play Siwayul (Heart of a Womxn).
Siwayul is about reclaiming Two-Spirit identity through Indigenous Salvadoran culture and diaspora; and empowering the Ancestral Goddess within. A Native American Trans Womxn seeks her place in the world. Guided by the Ancestors, she finds herself within her heart of a Womxn- Siwayul.
There will be a talk-back after the reading.
Playwright - Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Director/Stage Manager/Mask Designer - Ahanu
Make-up Design - Angel Garcia
Alex/Siwayul/Siwanawal/Nantzin Paula - Xemi Tapepechul
Two reading performance at:
Cleveland Park Library
3310 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Saturday, September 29 - 2 pm
Emergence Community Arts Collective
733 Euclid St NW, Washington, DC, 20001
Saturday, September 29 - 7 pm
More info on Facebook event page.