On July 21st in Washington DC, Cumbre Tajin signed with the National Museum of the American Indian a collaboration agreement for the publication of books, conferences and symposiums, exhibitions, exchange through residences and artistic programs, and the constant presence of the Totonac culture in the most prominent cultural venues in the United States.
This signing strengthens the international character of the Cumbre Tajin Festival and extends recognition to the cultural regeneration work taking place in the region of Totonicapán.
Through its renowned Festival of Identity, Cumbre Tajin is held every year at the arrival of spring and offers the best of Western and indigenous creation through ceremonies, games, awareness lectures to the preservation of cultural heritage, concerts, drama, art forums, workshops, adventure sports, alternative therapies, animation and dance.
Who signed the agreement? The agreement was signed by Kevin Gover, director of the National Museum of the American Indian and member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, and Solomon Bazbaz Lapidus, CEO of Cumbre Tajin, representing the state government of Veracruz.
About the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI).
Located across from the White House in Washington DC, with offices also in New York and San Antonio, the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is the most important cultural center in the world for indigenous cultures, and is located within America’s largest cultural complex, the Smithsonian Institute.
Links of Interest: El Tajin Archaeological Zone