Peter Yucupicio, Chairman of Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Peter Yocupicio, chairman of the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Council, in conversation with Maribel Alvarez, festival co-director, on 50 years of friendship and collaboration between Tucson Meet Yourself and the Yaqui/Yoeme people.

Pascua Yaqui Pavilion

TMY partners with the Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s Department of Language and Culture to curate a roster of culture bearers and artists to share and demonstrate traditional and contemporary arts at the festival. Come see Yaqui handicrafts including masks, jewelry, paintings and more. Artists include: Paula Yucupicio & Daughter, Sewam Yari – Flower Making Irene Sanchez … Read more

Gabriel Ayala

A member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Gabriel Ayala performs original material in a style he calls “JazzMenco,” a fusion of flamenco and jazz. A classical guitarist who earned a master’s degree in music performance from the University of Arizona in 1997, Ayala has recorded classical, flamenco, tango and jazz albums and has toured throughout … Read more

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