México Negro y Querido is a multimedia examination by filmmaker Abad Leyva of the cultural marriage of kidnapped Africans brought to Mexico and the indigenous people who lived in the Costa Chica area for milenia.
Afro-Indigenous culture & history spring to life with Leyva’s spirited & sincere storytelling and traditional music by Maria de la Rosa.
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park presents: Mexico Negro y Querido.
Saturday, February 25
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2465 34th Avenue
Oakland CA, 94601
Contact: Miguel Lopez
In honor of Black History Month, Peralta Hacienda presents Mexico Negro y Querido, a multimedia examination by filmmaker Abad Leyva of the cultural marriage of kidnapped Africans brought to Mexico and the indigenous people who lived in the Costa Chica area for milenia.
Afro-Indigenous culture and history spring to life through Leyva’s spirited and sincere storytelling which is complemented by regional music performed by DiaPaSon.
About Peralta Hacienda Historical Park:
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park is a six-acre City of Oakland park containing the 1870 Antonio Peralta House, outdoor historical exhibits, community gardens, and recreational areas.
Friends of Peralta Hacienda Park operates the site, offering tours, events, and programs. Peralta Hacienda is on the National Park Service San Juan Bautista de Anza National Trail and is a state and local landmark.