“I Wanted To Be Alive,” with artist and poet Solange Aguilar.

July 29, 2020


Highlights from the Show

  • Protect Pine Mountain / Reyes Peak: Sacred Chumash land and diverse wildlife being threatened by logging initiative.
  • Keeping language and Chumash traditions alive, a daily practice
  • Microagression and racism
  • At 5 years old, she thought she wouldn’t live to see 16
  • A survival story: “I want to be alive.”
  • Healing from sexual assault
  • Poetry as a form of therapy

Links / Resources 

  • Solange’s Instagram: Link
  • Tell the Forest Service to Protect Pine Mountain Ridge: Link
  • Solange’s Art: Link
  • Solange’s favorite place in the mountains: La Cumbre Peak Link

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