YOEME COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
5161 W. TAROOK
TUCSON, ARIZONA 85757
Contact Person: Thomasina Jaimez , Chairwoman
Yoeme Commission on Human Rights and Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras Fundraising Event – Raffle & Collecting, Children’s Clothing, Blankets, Toys
Yoeme Commission on Human Rights and Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras are having a fundraiser to benefit the Rio Yaqui Sonora, Mexico Humanitarian Project "I'tom U usim Hiaki Vatwe Vetana" (Our Children from Rio Yaqui), an effort created by the Yoeme Commission on Human Rights on January 6, 2006 to celebrate El Dia De Los Santos Reyes (Day of Ephiany) with our relatives form Mexico with the primary focus on Rio Yaqui Children. Life in Rio Yaqui is very hard for our people, more so for the children. So, we decided to recognize and bring a little joy of goodwill to the children of Guasimas and Guasimitas, Sonora with gifts of candies, fruit, toys, clothing shoes, and school supplies. We also provided the parents and other adults with basic first aid kits, clothing, blankets and shoes.
The Yoeme Commission on Human Rights in partnership with the Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras will be having a Raffle on Monday, December 15, to raise funds to support the Rio Yaqui Event and travel expenses for our trip on January 2 through January 4, 2009. Raffle tickets are already on sale. We are honored to receive work of art from local/Sonora Yaqui Artist, and a well known local Chicano Artist: Raffle Prizes & Name of Artists
• Louis David Valenzuela - wood sculptor
• Cesar Buenamea - original painting and wood burned clock
• Rio Yaqui Artist - Handmade ladies rebozos (shawls), Ladies embroidered blouses and skirts, Pascola mask
• Chicano Artist David Tineo - original painting "La Princesa"
To purchase Raffle Tickets contact: David Jaimez - 578-2399, Juan or Thomasina Jaimez - 883 – 4585, Ralph Lim - 400 – 2523
Sponsored by: Yoeme Commission on Human Rights and Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras - two Indigenous non-profit community projects created to promote Indigenous rights locally and internationally
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