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Local Genius Award Talk: Ofelia Zepeda
February 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm| $15
Thursday 18 February
MOCA members $5, non-members $15
Admission includes beer, wine, and snacks
The MOCA Local Genius Awards were established to honor those visionary and innovative Tucsonans whose activities have a global impact, and whose talents have been internationally recognized.
Ofelia Zepeda – Regents’ Professor of Linguistics at the University of Arizona who champions the preservation of the Tohono O’odham language and promotes literacy in the language. She wrote the first teaching grammar used to preserve the Tohono O’odham language and has served as the Poet Laureate of Tucson, AZ.