SPEAKER & LENCA HISTORIAN, DANILO VASQUEZ
Lenca Taulepa, One of the Oldest Indigenous Nations in Central America
September 16th, 2018 @ Manzanita Dance Room
Covering the Lenca Cosmovision, our unique governance model (federated matriarchy), challenges keeping our sacred sites, and modern significance in protecting waters and Manawara.
Danilo is the caretaker of the Cave of Creation in Lenca territories and is the cultural ambassador for the House of the Jaguar. He has received multiple awards for his teachings and poetry. He was given the Lenca Metal of Honor from Chief Chevez for his commitment to keeping the Lenca culture alive. Listen to Danilo explain the Lenca cosmovision and modern implications.
Full Length Talk