The Institute works with the local school district to provide educational presentations and activities about the indigenous identity of Hispanics and Native American contributions to society. Institute professionals help students to learn about their indigenous heritage and build a sense of pride and belonging to a vital and vibrant culture and legacy.
The Institute also provides youth programs in community settings for after school presentations, workshops, and classes. These include classes such as traditional Chichimeca danza, Indigenous-style hip-hop, Native American flute playing, and summer camps.
The Xinachtli Project presents classes for youth and their families, teaching indigenous knowledge about topics such as food, health, the environment, and values.
Sacred Springs ARTS
For students, grades 3rd - 5th
Starting February 9 through May 4, Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM.
Instrument-making, Native American flute playing, jewelry-making, Dia de los Muertos masks, painting Aztec calendar birthday signs. Held at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, 211 Lee Street, San Marcos, TX
Reserve a spot, call: (512) 878-0640
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Sacred Springs Summer Camp
Indigenous arts taught by Native artists, July 8 - 12, 2013. Check back for more information.
Thank you so much and that’s not coming only from me. I believe the whole camp is thanking you. The way you worked so hard and asked permission for everything makes me honor you. Thanks to you I personally learned that I can tell stories, not only that I learned about, but I can make my own. And I’m sure some day, this will be a story too. -- Luis Enrique Gonzalez-Aponte, Indigenous Arts Camp student
2012 Sacred Springs Summer Arts Camp
2012 Phoenix students' performance
Sacred Springs ARTS flute decoration class