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Saramamalla (Mother Corn)- Climate Change and the Andean Corn Culture

An academic and cultural event by the UCLA Kichwa/Quechua class

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Royce Hall 314

The UCLA Kichwa/Quechua class presents the fourth annual academic and cultural activity, a celebration of the “Saramamalla” Andean ritual.  Students will address the topic of climate change, its impact on the corn culture in the Andes and the Andean communities’ strategies  in response to this phenomenon.  Additionally, this event aims to support the campaign to preserve the indigenous languages of the Americas with a focus on the Kichwa language. 

Parking Information: The closest parking lot is Structure #4. Visitors may purchase daily parking permits (Currently $11) by stopping at the Information & Parking booths or by using a "Pay by Space" pay station. The closest information booth to Structure #4 is located on Sunset Blvd and Westwood Plaza. To use a Parking Pay Station: Simply drive to a self-service Pay Station location (there is one located in Structure #4). Please read the posted signs and screen prompts for Pay by Space. Pay Stations allow you to select the time you need to spend on campus and pay accordingly (all-day passes can also be purchased). For more information and maps:

Cost : Free and open to the public


Download file: 5-22-13-Saramamalla-ry-u02.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Spanish and Portuguese, General Consulate of Ecuador- Los Angeles; General Consulate of Peru- Los Angeles

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