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Yeu-Matchuc observes World Environment Day with Vanderbilt performance

Posted by on Thursday, June 6, 2013 in Events, News.

[Originally posted by Vanderbilt News]

Indigenous Yoreme dancers from Sinaloa, Mexico, constructed a ceremonial hut on Library Lawn and performed songs and dances in a sacred ceremony to mark World Environment Day June 5.

About 100 people enjoyed the colorful lunchtime performance by Yeu-Matchuc. Through the ancient deer dance, the performers transform into deer to reassert their ties to the sacred earth.

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