February 15, 2024

Artist Maria Arvayo

Pascua Yaqui artist draws inspiration from the Sonoran Desert landscape.
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Tucson artist and yoga instructor Maria Arvayo, who is also a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, talks about her passions and inspiration from the Sonoran Desert landscapes. She is one of many Native American artists who have exhibited at the Amerind Foundation east of Tucson, between Benson and Willcox just south of I-10. The Amerind (from American Indian) Foundation was founded in 1937 as a private, nonprofit archaeological research institution but later opened as a museum, art gallery and research center.

Artista e instructora de yoga de Tucson María Arvayo, quien es miembro de la Tribu Pascua Yaqui, nos platica sobre sus pasiones e inspiración tomadas por los paisajes del desierto sonoro. Ella es una de muchas artistas indígenas que ha presentado sus obras en el Amerind Foundations al este de Tucson, entre Benson y Wilcox al sur de la carretera estatal 10. La fundación Amerind fue fundada en el 1937 como un instituto de investigación arqueológico privado y no-lucrativo que luego abrió sus puertas como museo, galería de arte y centro de investigación. Producer: Tony Paniagua
Videographer/Editor: Eryka Dellenbach
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